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"Their strength lies in their amount."

Translation:Deres styrke ligger i deres mængde.

May 4, 2015

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

Is this a 'strength in numbers' statement? If so, I think 'quantity' or 'numbers' is a better choice than 'amount'.


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

I agree. And the correct translation sounds very awkward in Danish; nobody would ever say "deres styrke ligger i deres mængde". "Mængde" is normally used to describe the quantity of inanimate objects, not people.

I think "their strength lies in their numbers" should be "deres styrke ligger i deres størrelse/antal".


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

Agreed. Putting people together does not an amount make...

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