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"Unsere Mutter spricht dich aufs Medikament an."

March 5, 2013

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

Is: "Our mother talks to you about medicine" wrong?


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

"aufs" = "auf" das so it should be "about the".


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

I'm confused. It says "spricht.... an" translates as "to appeal" and yet using that word is incorrect?


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

It's incorrect in this context.


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

How do you learn this though? It just tells you you're wrong because you tried to learn based on what it tells you.


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

Unfortunately, Duolingo's dictionary doesn't provide context information. You might want to use a proper dictionary.

http://www.wordreference.com/deen/ansprechen

http://goo.gl/el8K1


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

Yeah, I have like five other windows open while learning with Duolingo:))


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

"Our mother tells you about the medication." Why is that unacceptable?


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

It's not what the German sentence means.

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