... said Dracula!
This neck is appealing to me.
What is that??
I think this is to help you to understand the German sentence structure. More natural would be "I like this neck", but then there would be questions like "why is I like and not the neck likes?"
I think he's just talking about how the sentence makes no sense. I would be very impressed if someone came up with a situation where "I like this neck" would be used in normal conversation. I imagine it is the same with the german sentence.
"Bertha looks at these nice turkey parts. Oh, those thighs look nice, and look at those wings and necks. I like this neck."
Might not be so unusual in a hospital, especially a plastic surgeon or similar.
The sentence could be used when talking about guitar necks maybe
So can Hals actually be referred to as "embrace", because i chose that (it seemed to be the only logical choice) and it wasn't accepted.
Uhm, no, hug/embrace is a whole nother word. Die Urmarmubg if anyone's wondering. No difference in german between hugging and embracing as far as I know.