"What are you giving to that dog?"

Translation:Was gibst du diesem Hund?

1/25/2018, 9:15:05 AM

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Nathalie507065

Why not also: Was geben Sie diesem Hund?

1/25/2018, 9:15:05 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Max.Em
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It's also correct.

1/25/2018, 10:40:43 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/MatiasAlme12

I also agree, it would be the formal approach

3/5/2018, 5:15:04 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Delta1212
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Would "Was gibst du diesem Hunde?" have been the correct sentence at some point in the last century or two?

2/17/2018, 5:47:46 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/bearded-bod
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Wieso nicht Was gibst du jenem Hund??

3/4/2018, 8:35:35 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Max.Em
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Possible but rare. Jener has practically vanished in spoken language, it's considered as elevated or literary.

3/5/2018, 7:25:14 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/AdamHelgren

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

4/18/2018, 5:11:08 PM
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