"Es ist kalt, nimm meine Jacke."

Translation:It is cold, take my jacket.

November 8, 2017

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ariel.j.bi

Would it make sense to use a semicolon here to separate the phrases?

December 31, 2017

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

At least in English, I agree that that would be better.

German seems to be a bit more tolerant of what would be called comma splices in English.

January 1, 2018

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

But in English it should have some conjunction to connect two sentences. It is cold. Take my jacket. is preferable, I believe. :)

June 16, 2018

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

Why can't it be "It is cold, use my jacket"?

February 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MDaniels87

Because "nimm" is from nehmen, to take. "Use" would be something "Benutze meine Jacke", but you'd probably say something more like "Wear me jacket" which would be "Trage meine Jacke."

March 6, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Esme521880

Duo is back on action

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Emil240380

W H O L E S O M E

August 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dichmann123

I think he knows

October 5, 2018

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

Why not "Have my jacket"?

May 7, 2019
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