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

"Sie kommt jetzt unmittelbar auf uns zu."

January 22, 2013

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


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

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tholenst2

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


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

acknowledged ;-)


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

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


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

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

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