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"Er schwimmt oft und gern."

Translation:He is swimming often and gladly.

April 28, 2018

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

Nobody says this sentence in English


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

He likes to swim often.


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

That'd be a different sentence in German: Er schwimmt gerne oft.


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

Thanks. However, the English translation Duo gives is strange sounding to a native English speaker.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sam290237

This is a badly put together sentence in english


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

"oft und gern" sounds better with a different verb, i.e., Er kommt oft und gern," "he comes gladly and often [to visit me]. A little old fashioned, but possibly serviceable as a translation of an older novel.

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