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"Chaque trajet dure très longtemps."

Translation:Each journey lasts a very long time.

September 17, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ag3n7_z3r0

Surely I can say trip for trajet ?

September 17, 2014

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

Agree. In addition, "... lasts very long" is not very natural-sounding English.

December 17, 2014

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

...takes (quite) much time? -I think that would be better.

June 18, 2015

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

I would say we generally only use "take much time" in questions and negatives, e.g. "Does the journey take much time?" and "The journey doesn't take much time". In positive sentences it'd be more natural to say, "The journey takes a lot of time" or "The journey takes a long time".

You can't say "quite much". :)

June 18, 2015

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

So you can't say "quite much" in English? It sounded all right to me, but I am /quite:)/ not a native speaker. :)

July 8, 2015

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

This just isn't natural. No native British English person would say that.

October 24, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RQZ.Sash

for a very long does not work.

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