"I need eight hours of sleep every night."

Translation:Jag behöver åtta timmars sömn varje natt.

December 11, 2014

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/breravin

'timmars' - I haven't seen that before. How do you know when to use 'timmars' instead of 'timmar' for hours?

December 11, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Beanybadger

It is perfectly natural in UK English to say he got eight hours' sleep, or it is in three weeks' time. I think it is not just a Swedish construction.

September 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/steverandall7

Still, we've never seen this construction before and I don't think it has been explained.

October 29, 2018
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