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"Il dure combien de temps ?"

Translation:How long does it last?

December 18, 2012

15 Comments


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

I translated this as "he lasts how long?" which was accepted and is also a far funnier translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wonderboy6

Also accepts 'How long does he last' haha


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

Nice, I wanted to do that, but I was afraid for my hearts. :)


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

It lasts how much time? is awkward is English. It lasts for how much time? is more natural..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/millebille96

"How long does it last?" sounds more natural than both of those...


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

I agree. The translation sounds odd.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Roody-Roo

Um neither one sounds great in English but the important thing is that you're understanding the French.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wyeager84

What is incorrect about: How long will it last


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

There's a difference between "how long does it last" and "how long will it last" and I'd presume that distinction exists in French as well


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vicente3001

Le destin c'est simplement la forme accélérée du temps. - Jean Giraudoux


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BeatleGirl1964

I heard a golf swing somewhere.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tasha53505

for me there was a hiccup in the audio..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/John68368

With the male voice I didn't hear the d in dure. The female voice on this page was clearer to me.


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

It lasts how long was incorrect. Why?

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