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"The operation"

Translation:Die Operation

January 9, 2013

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

I agree that 'operation' could be either, but the question is not clear, therefore either possible translation should be accepted. It is very annoying as it is at the moment,


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/marlen219

an operation as in surgery is an operation in German, and you are using it in the sense of service here.


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

I don't see how it's being used in any sense here. This is simply a matter of translating one word without context to another, and selecting the correct gender.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Peter-2K

Hi all, unfortunable the english word operation has a wide spectrum of meanings. The only fault which duolingo makes here is not to have context sensitive proposals. Example: I was in the health chapter where duolingo proposed "Bedienung". That is really confusing if you are not a german native, otherwise funny ;-). Here is room of improvements, but this is very complicated because different languages have different specials. By the way: I am german native.

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