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Expressing lateness

Tracy F.C1Kwiziq community member

Expressing lateness

I am not clear why my answer ( the second one) is not also correct based on the lesson.  What am I missing?

1.How would you say "I am ten minutes late." ?


J'ai dix minutes de retard. CORRECT

Je suis en retard de dix minutes.  INCORRECT - Why??

Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Tracy, 

You need to send your query via the Report It button on yourcorrection board as it will link directly to the Kwiz in question and your question can be better addressed.

Merci d’avance!

Cole B.B2Kwiziq community member

I just got an email reply back (from sending in the error-at least 5 days ago- through that Report function) and they said to post here. Someone should look into that. 

AurélieKwiziq team member

Bonjour à toutes !
Indeed, "Je suis en retard de dix minutes" is perfectly correct and should have been marked as such, which, thanks to you all, has now been rectified :) 

Merci beaucoup et bonne journée !

Expressing lateness

I am not clear why my answer ( the second one) is not also correct based on the lesson.  What am I missing?

1.How would you say "I am ten minutes late." ?


J'ai dix minutes de retard. CORRECT

Je suis en retard de dix minutes.  INCORRECT - Why??

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