"Die Bürger protestieren gegen das Gesetz."

Translation:The citizens are protesting against the law.

April 30, 2018

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/VaporWill

Is this sentence saying that the protestors disagree, with a specific law, or that the protest is illegal?

April 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/quis_lib_duo

They disagree and thus protest.

If their protest were illegal, you'd say:

Mit ihrem Protest verstoßen die Bürger gegen das Gesetz.

April 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/GeorgeKoos1

Isn't "townsfolk" an exact translation of "Bürger"? Duo wouldn't take it. I imagine a group of indignant merchants gathered in front of the Rathaus, with the councilors cowering inside.

July 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/joefeyzullah

So der Wassenwerfer kommt..

July 29, 2018
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