https://www.duolingo.com/clairerer

"Der Hund isst eine Biene."

March 22, 2013

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Clunkyturtle

My sentence "The dog eats a bee" the "eats" is crossed out and I get it wrong.

Correct solutions: "The dog is eating a bee" "The dog eats a bee"

???

March 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Levi
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'The dog eats a bee.' is accepted now

April 26, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/AmirGorji

I always wrong "ist" with "isst" :( (I mean I don't accurate)

Do you don't have any solution guys?

May 7, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/ekingo

I have the same problem.

May 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Hohenems

ist and isst are homophones (they sound exactly the same). In the "real" world, you would know which was being said by context. In Duo (when given the audio) most of the time both are accepted because either sentence would be possible. In this sentence, I guess you could say "the dog is a bee" if you dressed your dog up in a bee outfit, but 99% of the time it should be "the dog eats the bee". Hope that helps!

May 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/jerstrike

try to know the sense of the sentence

May 31, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/cliffordg528

It should be "Der Hund frisst eine Biene."

June 7, 2013
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