"I like the speed of this technology."

Translation:Ich mag die Geschwindigkeit von dieser Technologie.

April 19, 2018

4 Comments


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

Once again, it's not accepting the "hat gern" construction for "like".

April 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/az_p
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    You might want to read about the different meaning it carries: https://yourdailygerman.com/moegen-gern-gefallen-difference/

    I don't think it sounds very appropriate in this context.

    April 19, 2018

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

    It would be "Ich habe die Geschwindigkeit dieser Technologie gern", but it's indeed very inappropriate. Gern haben has a strong "emotional flavor" that doesn't go well with an abstract term like the speed of a technology. It's used in situations like "I like you", "I like my teddy bear" or similar .

    April 20, 2018

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

    Das ist genau die Antwort, die ich gesucht habe! Danke sehr! Ich bin Deutschlehrer seit 13 Jahren und hab' das nie vorher gewusst!

    April 20, 2018
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