"Sie würde in diesem Fall Magie verwenden."

Translation:She would use magic in this case.

June 19, 2017

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/tntstaab

" She would in this case use magic" should be accepted.

June 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Raisinnoir

I think so too. Lots of correct answers are not being accepted recently.

June 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Enaton

I'm not an english native speaker, but - without wantink to boast - I can say my English is quite good. However, I think that word order of yours really sounds wrong?? Or would it be used to stress that it's only in this special case?

August 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/daschaich

As a native Midwesterner, my instinct would be to keep "would use" together. But splitting them in this way sounds fine to me, just a little clunky. (The clunkiness is illustrated by the commas MarkGrand subsequently suggested.) Without italics or spoken emphasis I also don't feel any special stress. I think it makes sense to accept it as an alternative, especially since some folks may try to play it safe by transcribing the German phrase relatively directly.

PS. You can edit your post if you want to fix a typo.

September 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MarkGrand

It just needs commas: "She would, in this case, use magic."

June 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Enaton

I meant wanting, of course

August 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/WilliamDan417938

I am a native English speaker and "putting in this case" before "use magic" sounds just as natural as the translation that Duolingo uses. There is no reason for it be rejected.

November 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/cowboypoet69

What is wrong with this translation: "Sie würde in diesem Fall Zauberei verwenden."

February 14, 2019
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