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"Chacun à un bout de la terre"

Translation:Each one at each end of the earth

December 25, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/r.o.c.

this sentence doesn't make sense.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/r.o.c.

i should've been clearer, i meant i don't see the context where i would use this. sure the sentence make sense but i was referring to a more practical use.


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

i believe "one at each end of the earth" would be a better english translation though


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lkt005

if you said this in English you would get a weird look... it makes 'sense' but it's such a strange thing to say, I don't like this. I don't think many English speakers would get this one right the first time...


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

Equally confused by the usage. The translation is correct however.


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

I don't really see where the problem is. Suppose you live in Japan and I in France, we could say that we are "chacun à un bout de la terre". At least, in French, I get the meaning.


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

In English it would be more common to say "We live at opposite ends of the world". Which is almost the same.


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

Thank you for your English version (I've learnt sthg today!)

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