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"Marc smokes about twenty cigarettes a day."

Translation:Marc fume une vingtaine de cigarettes par jour.

May 4, 2020

6 Comments


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

Is "Marc fume vers vingt cigarettes par jour" acceptable, just not in the database of possible answers?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jojo553168

No, it doesn't work in french. Vers is not a synonym of environ here, you can't use it.


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

But should environs vingt be accepted?


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

I think environ has no S, so maybe that will work.


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

Environ works for me

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