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"Wir gehen zu Fuß zu deinem Haus."

Translation:We are going to your house on foot.

February 11, 2013

17 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexG38

So, when should one use "nach" and when should one use "zu" when it is about to go "to" (somewhere)?


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

Yeah, what's with (zu Haus)?? I also learnt that (zu Haus) = (being at home), while (nach Hause) = (to home)..


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

Me too, especially since my high school German teacher told us that you are supposed to use "nach" when talking about direction (e.g. with gehen, laufeh, fahren) and "zu" when talking about location (e.g. with sein)


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

Could someone explain this please. I am interested in this too.


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

"We travel by foot to your house." - Thought I'd try it, just to see. Marked wrong.


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

I have just tried the same thing and I was marked correctly....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Seva13

We say by car, by train but on foot.


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

Gehen sounds like bin in slow mode...


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

could we say here "wir gehen zum FuB zu deinem Haus?"


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

for future reference if you cant write the ß it is customary to write it as a "ss"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sean.C.

No; 'zu Fuß' is a standard expression.


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

Why füß and not füße?


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

Okay. Looks like 'zu Haus' and 'zu Hause' are different.

Could someone confirm if the following are true?:

  • zu Haus = nach Hause = 'to home'
  • zu Hause = 'at home'

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

2nd is true 1st one is not precise . You can't just say 'zu Haus', you should use construction 'zu dem/einem Haus' if you want to say 'to the/a house'. I am not native, so i can't confirm... P. S. If you wanted to say to(wards) home you must use 'nach Hause'.


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

I think the translation would be better if it was Wir gehn bei Fuß zu deinem haus. ja, bin ich richtig?

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