"No brother is drinking alcohol at lunch."

March 19, 2013


didn't know duolingo started using slang )

March 20, 2013

Why is "am Mittagessen" not correct as well?

March 19, 2013

We don't say that. "at lunch" - beim Mittagessen | "for lunch" - zum Mittagessen

March 19, 2013

i thought 'am' was the singular "at the: and 'beim' was the plural form, that wrong i guess

April 30, 2013

"beim" is the contraction of "bei dem"

May 7, 2013

Thanks, that is helpful.

May 13, 2013

In this same series of questions, Duolingo uses "am Mittagessen" as the correct response. Why?

May 2, 2013

I don't think "am Mittagessen" is correct, it sounds completely odd to me.

May 14, 2013

Shouldn't "bei dem Mittagessen" be accepted here?

May 2, 2013

It should probably be accepted, but it's more than common to use the contraction - also in written form.

May 14, 2013
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