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

"Es wird Zeit auch so zu handeln."

April 2, 2013

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

I just don't get this translation. Could a native speaker please explain it?


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

what's with the auch? Also, "Es wird Zeit" means "it is time"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/philster043

According to Linguee, "Es wird Zeit" means "It's about time." I think "auch" here is a modal particle that's usually used to confirm information. http://coerll.utexas.edu/gg/gr/mis_04.html - an english equivalent would be "really" apparently. So it's kind of saying, "Now it's really time to act (according to how we planned)." I'm not a native speaker though so any confirmation by one would be nice.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BigBob8989

I believe it should be 'It will be time...' but it was not accepted

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