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"What are you giving to that dog?"

Translation:Was gibst du diesem Hund?

January 25, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nathalie507065

Why not also: Was geben Sie diesem Hund?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Max.Em

It's also correct.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MatiasAlme12

I also agree, it would be the formal approach


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Delta1212

Would "Was gibst du diesem Hunde?" have been the correct sentence at some point in the last century or two?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bearded-bod

Wieso nicht Was gibst du jenem Hund??


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Max.Em

Possible but rare. Jener has practically vanished in spoken language, it's considered as elevated or literary.


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

Why not "Was gibst du dem Hund?" I thought "Was gibst du diesem Hund?" would mean "What are you giving to this dog?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Markus541160

I have a hard time remembering the work

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