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"Die Herren essen."

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February 7, 2013

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Herren has three translations including "masters", but it's not accepted. Instead,there is "misters". But I don't know why.

February 7, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Hironolind
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I'm assuming it's something to do with the German equivalent of "Mr. Jones" being "Herr Jones." I saw "Herren" and thought "Lords" which was marked as wrong.

February 25, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/NosAstra
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'Lord' is only the correct translation for 'Herr' when referring to god, otherwise 'Lord' is 'Lord' in German, too.

April 18, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/thetimesurfer

Would "The men are eating" also work here, or is Herr a more polite term?

July 17, 2013
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