Marked wrong on a quiz in error?

JuneB1Kwiziq community member

Marked wrong on a quiz in error?

I believe this phrase is correct to express "I am 10 minutes late?":  Je suis en retarde de dix minutes.  I was marked wrong on a quiz. Thanks.

Asked 1 year ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Best reported from the quiz through report it button. Your answer and the question can then be checked directly. However, if you wrote 'en retarde' as above, that may be the reason it has been marked incorrect. 'En retard' is a fixed, invariable adverbial expression - no agreement.

https://www.wordreference.com/fren/en%20retard

AllanKwiziq community member

En retard

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Bonjour June,

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/questions/view/expressing-lateness

See Aurélie's reply in this link above.

Je suis en retard de dix minutes is confirmed correct there.

But you have written "retarde" not retard, so this may be why you have been marked wrong -- a simple spelling error.

Bonne journée

Jim

Marked wrong on a quiz in error?

I believe this phrase is correct to express "I am 10 minutes late?":  Je suis en retarde de dix minutes.  I was marked wrong on a quiz. Thanks.

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