https://www.duolingo.com/AnteNoxWalpurgis

"Auf Dauer wird auch dieses Geld nicht reichen."

February 27, 2013

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/AnteNoxWalpurgis

Interesting. The dictionary I use says that 'auf Dauer' means 'in perpetuity'. I think Duolingo should include this as a collocation.

February 27, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/tholenst2

I disagree.

"In the long run" is clearly the better translation of "auf Dauer" than "in perpetuity", in my opinion.

February 27, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/gaus

i speak English all day long, day after day, year after year. haven't heard anybody using "in perpetuity" ...ever.

March 1, 2013
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