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    Please, I need some help. Can anybody explain me the meaning of this sentense.
    I posted the same question yesterday, but I couldn't get understandable answer.

    A city known to more people for a longer time than any other on earth.

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    WHAT City?

    Rome is a city known to more people for a longer time than any other on earth.

    means: Rome had people lliving in it longer than any other city on earth.



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    Re: translation

    Quote Originally Posted by tmarinova View Post
    Please, I need some help. Can anybody explain me the meaning of this sentense.
    I posted the same question yesterday, but I couldn't get understandable answer.

    A city known to more people for a longer time than any other on earth.
    Hi tmarinova, you again! Ok.

    Although the whole sentence sounds strange even ungrammatical, Let's try another way!

    This must be what you're looking for.

    ( A / The / This ) city has been known for a long time (by people ) more than any others (cities) on earth.

    A city has been known for a long time more than any others on earth.

    GOOD LUCK!


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    Re: translation

    It needs punctuation.

    A city known to more people, for a longer time, than any other on Earth.

    One could argue that the historical fame of a city is the product of the two terms. New York is probably more widely know than Damascus at the moment. But 500 years ago it didn't exist and so is less historically significant.

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