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"Mit deinem Jungen stimmt was nicht."

January 12, 2013

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/siebolt

"Junge" belongs to the so called "weak declination". Meaning that it gets an ending on "-(e)n" in all cases except nominative singular. der Junge, des Jungen, dem Jungen, den Jungen (sing.) die Jungen, der Jungen, den Jungen, die Jungen (plur.). Look at the ending of "deinem" you will see the -m-, indicating the Dativ singular >> mit deinem Jungen = with your boy.

January 12, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/cinziascordia

jungen should be boys not boy..am i wrong?

January 12, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/cinziascordia

thanks siebolt!

January 13, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/mukeshp

Is it also possible to write "What is not correct with your boy".

March 29, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/siebolt

No, because the German is not a question. Mit deinem Jungen stimmt etwas nicht: too literal >> with your boy is ok something not. So, in normal English: Something is wrong with your boy.

March 29, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Dror.Schafer

Can't I just say 'Etwas ist schlecht mit deinem Jungen'?!?!?!

April 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/siebolt

No, because schlecht means bad which is not the same as wrong.

April 20, 2013
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