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"The customers estimate the prices."

Translation:Emptores pretia aestimant.

December 8, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pye20

ēmptōrēspretiaaestimant

ēmptor • From ēm- (“to buy”) +‎ -tor (agent noun suffix) with epenthetic /p/


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

Yes, so the buyers estimate the prices. A more correct translation of "customers" would be "clientes," a word that has already been introduced in the course. It is not accepted here though. I have been reporting it for a month now.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andreas211

I too keep getting confused by "customers," when "buyers" is a correct and perfectly elegant translation.


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

Cliens doesnt have the modern connotation we give it. It's more like a vassal, so no it wouldn't fit. And a customer sounds like a more modern translation. Customers are buyers.

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