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

"In ihm sind sieben Mitglieder vertreten."

March 3, 2013

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

he represents seven members , isn't that the same ?

March 3, 2013

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

No, that would be 'Er repräsentiert/vertritt sieben Mitglieder' or 'Durch ihn sind sieben Mitglieder vertreten'. Note that the German 'ihn' can refer to any masculine noun, e.g. 'der Vorstand' - 'the board'.

March 3, 2013

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

thank you very much for your explanation : g'day from "downunder"

March 3, 2013
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