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"Él vivió muchos años en España."

Translation:He lived many years in Spain.

2 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/JaneWobbly

I agree it needs “for”. Is this an American English idiosyncrasy?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/de_ore_leonis
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No, it's odd here too.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/aaerie

"He lived for many years in Spain" was not accepted.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Scott31461
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"He lived a lot of years in Spain."

Not accepted 7/21/18

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Annick452306

The original actually is appropriate grammar. It's just been sullied by american english over the years.

2 weeks ago