"Les années quatre-vingts"

Translation:The eighties

February 14, 2013


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"The years of the 80's" should be accepted. It's confusing when you know what it means but you don't know whether duolingo will accept your answer. I spent a good three minutes trying to decide what to put here. I though the eighties would not be enough becuse you used "annees" in the sentence. If you want 'the eighties' just say les quatre-vingts.

February 14, 2013


it is always annoying, when you spend more time thinking about the Duolingo-logic than about an actual translation ;)

April 17, 2013


This accepted my the 1920s..

August 27, 2013


Anybody care explaining to my slow logic how quatre and vingt suddenly make eighty?

October 15, 2013

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I thought something in the lines of 4 * 20 = 80;

October 18, 2013


Same thing in English actually: four score. The King James Bible speaks of the life of a man as "three score and ten" i.e., 70.

October 30, 2013
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