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"I eat in the restaurant."

Translation:Ich esse im Restaurant.

January 23, 2013



The solution I put for this was: "Ich esse im das Restaurant". The solutions given are either "Ich esses in dem Restaurant" or "Ich esse im Restaurant". Does anyone know the reasoning behind this? I don't think I have learned the words "in" or "dem" yet so I don't know how to properly use them.


Here, 'im' is the contraction of 'in + dem'. So "Ich esse im Restaurant" and "Ich esse in dem Restaurant" are both correct. "Ich esse im das Restaurant" doesn't make any sense.

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