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"Sie kommt jetzt unmittelbar auf uns zu."

January 22, 2013

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/alisatanya

What does 'zu' mean at the end here? Is it correct in German "Sie kommt jetzt unmittelbar auf uns."? And if yes, what is the difference?

January 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/wataya

'to approach someone' = 'auf jemanden zugehen' You can't leave out the 'zu'.

January 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/tholenst2

In this case, it is "auf jemanden zukommen" -- but your argument is of course correct and remains the same.

January 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/wataya

acknowledged ;-)

January 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/dvdtknsn

What I don't get is why the answer is "approach", which is "zugehen" whereas in this case it's "zukommen"?

January 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/wataya

"auf jemanden zugehen" and "auf jemanden zukommen" are pretty much synonyms in German.

January 28, 2013
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