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"Teachers have water."

January 6, 2013

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/uhaz

what is the difference between haben and habt

March 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Keelefanatt

Wir haben, sie/Sie haben = we have, they have; ihr habt = you have.

March 29, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/McCrash

Why "Sie haben Wasser" is not correct? is third person plural, like teachers

January 6, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/_novice

sie haben means "they have", whereas the question asks for "teachers have"

January 7, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Tango64_x

Because "teacher" is "lehrer" and "haben" implies plural.

January 6, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/agesilaus

But isn't Lehrer also the plural for teachers?

February 16, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Wackelpeter

"Lehrer" is also plural, right. Here you should translate the word "teachers" = "Lehrer" and not "they" = "sie", so "sie" is wrong.

An addition: "Lehrer habt Wasser" could be right, because it can be meant as an imperative like "Teachers! Have water!"

February 19, 2013
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