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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GooDDmann

Sie können stundenlang vor sich hin arbeiten.

could anyone help me to know what is "vor sich hin"? thanks

July 3, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/territrades

It's hard to translate, but it means that somebody works alone, undisturbed, and does not even notice how time is flying.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

Agreed.

Perhaps also a bit about how he doesn't concentrate on anything else around him.

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