Not bein a native English speaker, it seems I am learning German and improving my English at the same time.
With this in mind, I have learned to enjoy the many times my answers are deemed wrong just because my English is not absolutely perfect... or just because not all possible correct answers have been considered.
Anyway, these discutions are a great source! Thank you all for contributing.
Maybe the translation is correct, and exchanging word for word does not work! I'm sure there are many examples in English where breaking a sentence down word for word might seem wrong. " I can't stand that" , " That stands for" , "That stands up".
I know it's frustrating getting it wrong but come on... Better getting it wrong on a computer screen. Some things in life need a little practice.
Countrylife4me is 100% correct. Surely the authors of this site can correct these ambiguous situations. If not, the program loses its validity. Regarding Ryan's comment, the idea is that we learn to use the language; as such, we should be able to figure it out. Bad, bad pedagogy.
This is awful. Steht means stands, available, represents. Just like verstehen to understand, to know. No where does it mean suits or looks. It's not even in the list under the word. How are we to ever begin to think it would mean that. and ausgezeichnet means excellent and you say it doesn't.??? I got it wrong...... It means also superior and splendid. You need to work on the languages. You're teaching people wrong.