"De drikker teen."

Translation:They drink the tea.

November 28, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/saunarie
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Yes, you both have a point, The tea refers to a special kind of tea like i.e. black or Assam. But in ordinary everyday speech I drink tea, wine or coffee, not the tea, the wine or the coffee.

November 28, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Ingebj
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Thank you, that was useful and in line with how I try to speak.

November 28, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/SusannaG1
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Could this be " They are drinking the tea?"

January 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/snjoa

Sure can!

January 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/daizzzzy

why is it not te? why is it teen?

February 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/griffindd

te = tea; teen = the tea

February 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Leifenyat

Is the "the" always implied in Norwegian?

February 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Deliciae
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No, it's just expressed through suffixes rather than articles.

en te = a tea
teen = the tea

February 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/TheAlphaSite

What makes it not "They drink tea" and that "They drink the tea" is correct?

September 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Rosanneb
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I put they are drinking the tea and it said it was wrong, is there a difference?

January 30, 2019
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