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

"Die Herren essen."

February 7, 2013

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

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


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

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.


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

'Lord' is only the correct translation for 'Herr' when referring to god, otherwise 'Lord' is 'Lord' in German, too.


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

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

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