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"Wir leisten unseren Beitrag."

Translation:We do our share.

May 12, 2016

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

We achieve our share? No?

September 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JMBarrett52

I wrote "We contribute our share," and it was marked wrong, yet the drop down gave we contribute as a possibility, unless using "leisten" with "we" is redundant??

December 19, 2016

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

I did the same thing and it seems to me that although the English idiom is "we do our share," the sentence still makes sense to say " we contribute our share." I'm going to tell them that my answer should be accepted.

December 20, 2016

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

Should "We do our part" also be accepted? One of the translations the other way around is "Wir tun unseren Teil."

February 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanessaJ101

I just tried that and it said no, but I think "part" should be correct in this sentence. If the context were money, of course not, but this is referring to an action.

March 1, 2017

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

"We are making our contribution"?

August 11, 2018

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

Doesn't accept,"We are doing our share"!!??

August 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidMeyer427521

What on earth is wrong with "We are making our contribution"?

August 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SydneyBlak4

Could't this also be: "we deliver our contribution" ?

February 5, 2018

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

I don't think so. One would just use "liefern." for deliver. I think the "contribution" here is more of a abstract sort of thing rather than a concrete thing. The doing our share translation really gets the sense across.

February 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaulMcCann6

So "We do our share" is accepted, but "We are doing our share" is not. Oooookay....... (Reported)

November 6, 2018

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

What's wrong with, "We are making our contribution"?

December 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/johnmcm42

Really bad audio. Sounds like "euren" not "unseren."

May 12, 2016

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

Sounds good to me.

May 12, 2016

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

The recording is fine. Are you referring to the slow version (which we can't access from here)?

May 12, 2016
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