"I need eight hours of sleep every night."

Translation:Jag behöver åtta timmars sömn varje natt.

December 11, 2014



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

December 11, 2014


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


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

October 29, 2018
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