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

"Der Samstag ist der letzte Tag der Woche."

February 4, 2013

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

I thought the German week ended on Sunday.


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

I thought everywhere it ended on Sunday. :)


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

In the US Sunday is usually considered the first day of the week.


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

Why "The" saturday ....is wrong?


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

I think in English you don't put articles before the days of the week, unless you are speaking of a specific "Saturday". (But I am no native English)


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

The first half of your sentence was correct. You never use "the Saturday" by itself. If you're talking about a specific saturday, you'll say "that Saturday", "last Saturday", or "the Saturday I lost my pants", whichever is applicable.

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