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"Eure Zeitung ist gut."

February 10, 2013

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

A constant problem throughout these tutorials comes from the fact that English doesn't distinguish between formal and informal "you". This causes a lot of problems as one is trying to learn a language like German which does. Wherever ambiguity can cause a problem, the lessons should at all times specify which version is expected as an answer.


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

Why can't this be 'Euere...'?


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

and may it be ¨deine Zeitung ist gut¨?


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

No, I think "deine Zeitung" is "your newspaper (only you)" and "Eure Zeitung" is "your newspaper" (you, and someone else or even a third one) - plural.


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

yea same question about Ihre Zeitung ist gut


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

I think "Ihre Zeitung" is formal, and "deine Zeitung" is informal.


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    when do i use eure instead of deine?


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

    "Deine" (singular, only you) and "eure" (plural, you and someone else).

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