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"Fur gemmas colligere solet."

Translation:A thief usually collects gems.

November 27, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aqui69

why not collects usually?


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

It's hard to figure this one out without looking up a bunch of stuff, which I did. Apparently it translates directly as "A thief is in the habit of (or becomes accustomed to) acquiring gems." There's a subtle difference between "usually" and "in the habit of" or "becomes accustomed to."

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