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"Sie spielen" (formal singular or plural, capitalised), "du spielst", and "ihr spielt" all work.
Just mind the verb form, it has to fit the pronoun.
The formal pronoun Sie does not distinguish between singular and plural.
It always takes third person plural grammatical forms, e.g. Sie spielen, whether you are speaking to one person or many.
it's asking for formal you instead of informal, but it doesn't specify. i would call this an oversight by duolingo
It's very annoying when duo doesn't give any context as to whether it's formal, or informal singular or plural.
In such cases, all three possibilities should be accepted.
Just make sure that you use the correct verb form for the subject you choose -- du spielst, ihr spielt, Sie spielen.
I'm sorry, I don't understand the question.
Are you asking whether the formal "you" always takes the same verb forms as "they"? That is true for every single verb in German.
For example, Sie sind Frauen. could mean "you are women" or "they are women".
If this is correct, how can one distinguish between "they play" and "you all play?"
The formal you, Sie, doesn't distinguish between singular and plural -- so Sie spielen. could mean "They play.", "You (one person) play.", or "You (several people) play."
You can't tell the difference except from context.
I agree, this should be Du spielen. It does not accept Du in the answer even though Du is in the dropdown list below You. Sie means She and They in all other lessons by Duolingo. Very confusing
Du spielen is not correct German — the subject and verb do not match.
If you want to use du, it has to be du spielst, with the -st ending typical of du verbs forms.
This sentence was added by Pearson, as far as I can see, and they use Sie for “you” much earlier than we introduce it in our course. You will be introduced to it properly later.
Yeah, i was about to say this is the first time sie was used as you. Not even my German college professor said Sie could be you.