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Confusing translation in 13.2

sfpugh September 22, 2017, 9:22 am
This appears in 13.2
und Ihnen am Montag Bescheid geben.
and contact you again on Monday.

Whilst this seems a perfectly reasonable translation, wouldn't it be better to put something more literal in brackets as according to Langenscheidt Bescheid mean answer or decision although it also gives the phase jemandem Bescheid geben
= "to let somebody know"
Confusing translation in 13.2
Lucia - Rocket Languages Tutor September 23, 2017, 5:23 pm
Hi sfpugh,

Sorry for any confusion caused.

I added the literal translation in brackets, "to give notification".

Confusing translation in 13.2
sfpugh September 24, 2017, 8:01 am
Thanks, sorry if I seem picky, but it is a great help to have the literal translation if the free translation doesn't include the core meaning of a word. This happens quite a bit throughout the course and I have taken to looking up every word I don't already know in the dictionary.
Confusing translation in 13.2

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