https://www.duolingo.com/dvdtknsn

"Im Wald steht ein Baum."

January 20, 2013

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/dvdtknsn

This wasn't accepted: "A tree is in the wood". In the UK, "wood" is synonymous with "woods", and also "forest" (albeit a wood is a small forest". However, Duolingo doesn't seem to recognise this.

January 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/SelphieB

Well, wood is given as a translation for forest. Are you sure it doens't accept your sentence because of the 'is', rather than 'stands'? 'A tree stands in the wood' is a closer translation.

February 4, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/FHemmes

Well, in my case it didn't accept 'A tree stands in the forest', so it's not about the 'is'. It does however suggest 'A tree is standing in the forest', which I think sounds rather odd in English...

May 26, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/SelphieB

If it accepts 'is standing' it should accept 'stands'. I assume someone has reported this...

May 26, 2013
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