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"However they are seldom."

Translation:Sie sind jedoch selten.

January 14, 2013



In English you need to add a verb or an adjective after seldom (In your example, it would be "they are seldom dangerous", for example). Seldom has to qualify something or it means nothing. The message I think you are writing is "However they are rare."


my answer was "jedoch sie sind selten". duolingo doesn't accept it. why is it incorrect?


In that word order, I believe the sentence would have to be "Jedoch sind sie selten." The verb always goes in the second place in a German sentence.

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