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"Warum hat er neunzehn Schlüssel?"

Translation:Why does he have nineteen keys?

February 28, 2016

29 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/E5Pepe

He's a real estate agent


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lee912041

He could also be a zookeeper, possibly one with a very hungry horse, and a pregnant wife with tomato cravings.


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

Or maybe a janitor?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ada600356

And that was really funny


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hedwig39

Warum hast du NICHT neunzehn schlüssel?


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

My first thought


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

Now we're asking the big questions


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarcusMeir4

"Why does he have nineteen keys?" Good question...


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

Oh, but for his nineteen houses, of course.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/George440392

One of the upcoming questions at the presidential debates


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pradeepred875525

He/she/it usually followed by 'has' not 'has'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/1Duolingoer

Yes, wHy'D hE hAvE 19 kEyS?...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tim724808

Am starting to understand the need to translate Deutsch to literal common English. Hence 'Warum' in addition to 'Why' needs the does in the context of this sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cox321

wasnt correct; why does he has nineteen keys?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/abhinav4848

This sentence is incorrect in english as well. It's "have". Not "has"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mark863274

Warum haben sie neunzehn schlussel? whould this be ok


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OldMate2

If you want to use the formal you form, it has to have the capital 'S', "Warum haben Sie..."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BigH2018

He > Has Not Have


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

"Why he has nineteen keys?"

this is not correct solution? why? if you switch has and he it is right to duolingo....


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

It's not natural English. No native English speaker would say that. "Why has he got nineteen keys" or "Why has he nineteen keys" or should count. But not "Why he has..."


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

"Why has he nineteen keys" sounds rather odd to me.


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

It does. But sometimes, if posed as a rhetorical, almost theatrical question, it might be said that way, I think.


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

Or as a 19thCentuary exclamation, "Why, he has nineteen keys! For what earthly purpose might the blighter need so many?


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

Yesterday there was a question "Seven trousers and shirts?", what the hell?!!


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

"Why does he have 19 keys?" also works


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MEHULGARG2

probably because he's an idiot


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna535466

Solution is incorrect


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/abhinav4848

It's very much correct

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