https://www.duolingo.com/Musetta

"Er stellt die Katze auf das Sofa."

January 22, 2013

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Germandy

The verb "stellen" sounds odd to me in this sentence. Ich w├╝rde eher sagen, ich "setze" oder "lege" eine Katze irgendwohin. Eine Katze steht doch nicht, oder!? Was meint ihr?

March 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/wataya

Probably a porcelain cat or something like that.

March 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/snbutler

The pronunciation is wrong here. She clearly says "der Sofa".

I should have remembered the correct gender of Sofa and realised that it doesn't match mind.

May 16, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/wataya

Eh, what? Sounds fine to me (native speaker).

May 16, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/christian

Same.

May 16, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/snbutler

Baffling. I've just listened again twice and it definitely sounds like "der Sofa" to me. I don't even hear a hint of a das.

June 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Musetta

Isn't it suppose to be: "Er stellt die Katze auf dem Sofa." ?

January 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/GregTrotter

Thanks for clarifying my mistake Christian. I forgot that prepositions can do that.

January 23, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/cpendleton

Why is "He put the cat on the couch" not a correct answer? Or would that imply a past tense?

June 7, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/wataya

You already answered your own question: 'He put' is past tense.

June 8, 2013
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