https://www.duolingo.com/itsfaisi

"Er kommt sp├Ątestens um acht."

December 26, 2012

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/fashionp

why can't it be "around 8"?

March 12, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/amyb24

Or "by 8"? In English, that would be pretty much the same, I think.

March 27, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/FHemmes

I did 'by eight' as well. I'm not a native English speaker, but I tend to think it would be correct.

May 23, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/FisherLiz

I think there is more emphasis here in the German than your English versions give. "Around eight" is certainly not right because it could mean a little before or a little after, and this guy is not coming after eight at all. "By eight" might be OK, but still isn't as firm as the German here.

September 2, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/itsfaisi

In one of the correct solutions 'eight' is wrongly spelled as 'eigh'

December 26, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/dvdtknsn

Yes, this has been incorrect for a while!!!

January 18, 2013
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