"Have you met the girls yet?"
Translation:Találkoztál már a lányokkal?
Many times it is the preverb (Hungarian: "igekötő") that makes it a completed action.
Olvastam a könyvet - I read the book / I was reading the book / I have read the book.
Elolvastam a könyvet - I have read (finished) the book.
Read up on "telicity'" if interested, that is the linguistic term for this.
Different speakers of English phrase it differently.
I would have "Have you met the girls yet?" rather than "Did you meet with the girls yet?". "meet with" sounds too much for me, but for some native speakers it is the way they speak.
Probably, all versions should be accepted.
Actually, to me the phrase "meet with" conveys a rather different meaning than "meet." It's possible this is just how I see it, but to me "meet with" creates an image of someone meeting up with someone at a predetermined place — perhaps they talked over the phone and decided they would go to a café together. "meet with" means that you're meeting with someone for the purpose of doing something or going somewhere together.
On the other hand, "meet" simply implies that you've seen the person and talked to them a little. It means that you're now acquaintances.
Like I said, though, that's what those two things mean for me, so other people might disagree.
Yes, I agree with this. If the sentence had said did you meet WITH the girls yet, then the talalkozik verb is accurate. But because there was no with in the sentence, the more understood meaning in English is do you KNOW them, not a meeting. That is why I used the megismerkedik verb. But was marked wrong. I don't agree.
According to the comments above, you had that ending before. :D
I don't think this suffix is taught anywhere else in this course, sadly, so I'll give you a briefing here.
The suffix in question is -val/-vel. If the noun ends with a consonant, however, the v gets assimilated. It translates in English as "with [noun]":
vízzel - with water
az autóval - with the car
lánnyal - with a girl
a barátnőmmel - with my girlfriend (I personally like this one.)
For the demonstratives "with this" and "with that" you can actually choose if you want to go with ezzel/azzal or evvel/avval. Also this suffix is introduced in the 'Time' lesson probably because you sometimes express timeframes with that suffix: tavasszal - in spring (lit. "with spring"),
Now for the verb: találkozik is a reflexive verb and means "to meet up" (literally "to find yourself"). Due to its reflexive nature it cannot take a direct object, so you express that you're meeting someone with the -val suffix instead.