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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bradyoder

"The staff of these houses matches the furnishings."

January 3, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bradyoder

The problem here is that "matches" can be a transitive (as in, to match things together) or intransitive verb (as in the staff somehow "fits in" with the furnishings.)
The former interpretation makes more sense, but the latter is the one matching the translation. The creates confusion.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndresC.

Beolingus: to match > zusammenpassen

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