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"There are about fifty roses in this bouquet."

Translation:Il y a une cinquantaine de roses dans ce bouquet.

May 12, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anton495734

Could one also say Il y a environ cinquante roses dans ce bouquet?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jilly177236

I tried saying environ de cinquante and marked wrong. Hoping for clarity here too.


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

Saying "about of fifty" doesn't make sense.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PATRICKPIZ1

yes, but 'environ' would more likely be used with a number that isn't generally '-tained'. if you said; '...about a hundred and thirty'. '...environ cent trente.'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Qiset1
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So I put "cinqtaine" what a factor of ten between friends?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PATRICKPIZ1

i'm fine with that if i'm paying you.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bekir978479

I was experimenting with "Il y a environ cinquante de roses dans ce bouquet". Duo did not buy it. Why?


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

23Dec2020: it accepted environ cinquante roses

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