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"Pigerne i Danmark spiller meget håndbold."

Translation:The girls in Denmark play a lot of handball.

April 6, 2015

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

I was marked wrong for saying "the girls in Denmark play handball a lot" and given the translation "the girls ... play much handball." But we don't say "the girls play much handball" in English.


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

I was marked wrong for 'play lots...' instead of 'play a lot...'. You feel like you have to be so precise and rigid with the English that you lose all sense of it being colloquial.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MichaelGre543747

American here. To me, " ... play handball a lot" = "play handball often" while "... play a lot of handball" = amount of handball, not the frequency of playing.

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