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"Sie sollen mehr Wörter lernen."

Translation:They are supposed to learn more words.

March 11, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/angus390025

Bad English translation. I translated it as "they should learn more words" and it was counted correct, but "They are supposed to learn more words" was offered as the duo-lingo approved translation. Nowhere in the German sentence does it say anything remotely related to suppositions or presumptions. It only says that they ought to learn more words.


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

can't sollen be translated by "have to"?


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

Works wrong by me


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sack11
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Why sollen is used in the solution given by duolingo? Should it not be sollten for 'should'. Can anyone explain?

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