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"Sie steht spät auf."

Translation:She gets up late.

January 1, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MichalMetl1

Not sure whether this is the right translation


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

It is. aufstehen = to get up (from bed)


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

I think a more likely translation is "She gets up late" (in general), rather than "She is getting up late" (right now).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AliT.Firefly

Is it me or is the emphasis in the female voice-reading peculiar?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sheila351374

Why 'steht' for 'gets up'


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

Why 'steht' for 'gets up'

It's not steht alone; it's steht ... auf.

aufstehen is to get up (from bed), i.e. to put your feet on the floor and stand up so that you're no longer lying in bed.

(aufstehen also applies to standing up from a chair or other place where you're sitting or lying.)

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