https://www.duolingo.com/profile/_Ahmad1997_

gefällt

whats deffrent btw these 2......are they exchangeable?

"Er mag Orangen" "Ihm gefällt diese Orangen"

and which is more commen?

also what this sentcee literally means "welche bluse gefällt ihnen besser" can someone explain "gefällt" pls

January 7, 2017

4 Comments


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

In addition to what has already been explained, it's worth remembering that with liking food and drink, it's always "mögen" rather than "gefallen". Gefallen refers mostly to the visual aspect of something (though there are some exceptions in certain contexts).

January 7, 2017

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

Ihm gefallen diese Orangen.

January 8, 2017

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

Thats right cause "Ihm" is not the subject, it is the dative-object.

January 8, 2017

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

Exactly. Diese Orangen gefallen ihm. -- These oranges appeal to him.

January 8, 2017
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