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"O almoço terminou a cinco minutos atrás."

April 2, 2013

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

Something about "The lunch finished five minutes ago" sounds funny. I think it should be "The lunch ended five minutes ago."


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

They both seem OK, although on reflection, the first sounds like the lunch was doing the finishing.


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

13.05.2013

Sentença correta em Português: "O almoço terminou cinco minutos atrás."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lfl10

A frase correcta em Português: "O almoço terminou há cinco minutos."


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

If the sentence was going to be "the lunch ended 5 minutes late" would the adjective be "tarde"? Obrigada


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/erudis
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O almoço terminou cinco minutos atrasado. If it helps to understand, "It is late" = "Está tarde", but "He is late" = "Ele está atrasado". Just like Il est tard and Il est retard in French.

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