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"that is hard for a man like me" translation

was ist die Übersetzung von "that is hard for a man like me"

Das ist schwer für einen Mann wie mich

ist diese korrekt?

April 7, 2019

5 Comments


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

Yes correct.

Optional schwierig instead of schwer.


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

That's how I would translate it. "Das ist schwer für einen Mann wie mich."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Robert-Alexan

In colloquial German it's quite accepted to say schwer. However, in formal German schwer means heavy and would only refer to the heaviness (weight) of physical objects. In formal German, schwierig is the better translation for difficult.

Other possible word orders:

  • Das ist schwer/schwierig für einen Mann wie mich.
  • Für einen Mann wie mich ist das schwer/schwierig.

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dave333510

"für jemanden wie mich", literally "for someone like me" would sound more natural to me.

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