https://www.duolingo.com/Faerengol

"Jemand sieht den Vater."

February 21, 2013

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/amitdatta

Why not 'Someone is seeing the father'?

May 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/christian

The German doesn't cover this meaning.

May 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Faerengol

Jemand also translates as "anybody", no? It only accepts "somebody" as correct.

February 21, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/christian

In this case, only "somebody" and "someone" are correct. You can't assume that all translations of a word are correct in every context.

February 21, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Faerengol

It also doesn't like "anyone", which is even in the list when you peek.

February 21, 2013
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