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i will come back by a couple of months

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13:15 Sep 1, 2008
English to Mongolian translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: i will come back by a couple of months
i will come back by a couple of months
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5 +1Би хоёр сарын дотор буцаж ирнэ
ganaa444
4би хэдэн сараар буцаж ирнэ
Tsogt Gombosuren


  

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би хэдэн сараар буцаж ирнэ


Explanation:
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Tsogt Gombosuren
Canada
Local time: 15:47
Native speaker of: Native in MongolianMongolian
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Би хоёр сарын дотор буцаж ирнэ


Explanation:
Preposition "by" implies the action is to be performed before the 2 month period elapses. In Mongolian this can be expressed as "хоёр сарын дотор" (literally within two months)

"a couple of" implies uncertainty or approximation. More likely this person will return within 2 months, but still there can be variation like 1 month and 2 or 3 weeks, or 2 moths and 1 or 2 weeks. This uncertainty or approximation can be expressed in Mongolian as "ганц хоёр сар болоод" (literally one or two months) or "хоёр гурван сар болоод" (literally two or three moths)

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ganaa444
Mongolia
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