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

"Jetzt trifft es die eigenen Leute."

January 17, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lev.levitsky

What does it mean?


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

I thought it was literally "Now it meets its own people". I figured it might be a robot or some other thing.


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

Likewise! :D


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

Literally, it means “Now it affects the own people.”, where “the” refers to an unspecified person or persons. It can't be translated directly into English, because in English “own” has to take a possessive pronoun, not an article.

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