"Es sind schon elf Jahre?"

Translation:It's already eleven years?

4/16/2018, 3:43:38 PM

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Strange, "There are already eleven years" is refused. Warum? Es geht nicht!

9/4/2018, 5:28:33 PM

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I suggested "Has it already been eleven years?" and "It's already been eleven years?", because the suggested translation of "It's already eleven years?" didn't make sense to me. On second reading, I see that this could also be intended to suggest a counting of future time, so I'm thinking all of these possible English translations could be correct for "Es sind schon elf Jahre?"...

4/16/2018, 3:43:38 PM

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Yeah, it's a bit weird without context... Also that it's a 'leading question' - i.e. it doesn't have the word order of a question, but of a statement.

4/16/2018, 5:56:34 PM

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I put "Has it already been eleven years?" too and it wasn't accepted. :(

9/27/2018, 3:49:32 PM
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