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"D'fhan siad thiar ar feadh coicíse."

Translation:They stayed in the west for a fortnight.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/johnnygall2002

they waited in the west for a fortnight.. marked as incorrect?

3 years ago

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It’s a correct literal translation, but one would be more likely to use “remained” rather than “waited” in English to describe a pause of a fortnight’s length. If this sentence is describing a visit rather than a pause, then “stayed” would be preferred over “waited”.

3 years ago

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It's now accepted 13 MAR 2016.

2 years ago