"Was möchte die kleine schwarze Katze essen?"

Translation:What does the small black cat want to eat?

4/21/2018, 1:14:36 PM

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https://www.duolingo.com/Raisinnoir
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"Essen" is incorrect. All non-humans "fressen". What does the small black cat want to eat?" is "Was will die kleine schwarze Katze fressen?"

4/22/2018, 4:21:31 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Barbara172893

Yes, I'm confused by the use of essen, not fressen here.

8/15/2018, 6:42:58 AM

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It's unbelievable that Duo made this horrible mistake!! One of the things that they emphasized in another lesson was exactly this: "essen" is ONLY for humans and "fressen" is for animals.

12/27/2018, 7:09:15 PM

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Could we say instead 'What does the small black cat like to eat?', or can we only use mochte to mean 'would like'?

4/21/2018, 1:14:36 PM

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No. That would be Was frisst die ... gern?. Also, you're missing the word "cat"!

4/21/2018, 5:25:01 PM

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Gib mir einen gegrillten Papagei. Miau.

8/14/2018, 6:34:18 AM

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What is wrong? What would like to eat the little black cat

10/24/2018, 12:40:01 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/esteuri

Why can't you say "What would the small black cat like to eat?"? I was always taught you could use "möchte" when asking "I would like...." for something in a restaurant/cafe, etc.

12/26/2018, 8:37:45 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/MichaelHun729358

In this context, in English, 'wish' and 'want' are interchangeable, as in "What does the small black cat wish to eat?"

7/31/2018, 1:05:28 AM
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