https://www.duolingo.com/Bernardsia

"Sie möchten, dass du keinen Fisch isst."

February 15, 2013

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Bernardsia

They would like that you do not eat "any" fish.

i thought keinen means "not any"

February 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo

"Any" is not necessary here. "Don't eat fish" and "Don't eat any fish" is almost the same. In fact, if you translate this literally, you'll get "They would like that you eat no fish". "Not any" seems a little more emphasized than that. I usually think of "kein" like of "no" and then try to make the English sentence more natural.

February 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/thelund

"dass" really? not "das"? That has got to be a mistake?

May 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo

Yes, "that" used as a conjunction is "dass" in German.

http://en.pons.eu/dict/search/results/?q=dass&l=deen&in=&lf=de

May 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/thelund

Okay, I wasn't aware that there was a difference in the way you spell it! My spell checker in firefox actually underlined "dass" as if it was wrong!

May 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Dilectiss

Englisch spellchecker? German words can barely be spellchecked. Dasein - being there.

May 26, 2013
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