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"Minutes and seconds."

Translation:Minute și secunde.

September 18, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lng52-._

Why isn't "iar" accepted for "and"?


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

They are not equivalent.

You can only use şi in an enumeration (A, B şi C).

Iar implies a contrast/ difference:

  • Eu plec, iar tu rămâi. = I am leaving and you are staying.

  • Eu sunt copil, iar tu eşti adult. = I'm a child and you're an adult.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamantaA14

So iar is almost equivalent of 'while'. I am leaving while you are staying.


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

It's more like "but"

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