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

"Der Besucher isst in ihrem Restaurant."

March 26, 2013

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

Why is it any different "eating at the restaurant" from "eating in the restaurant"? I am no english native speaker


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nathanjohnson83

the meaning is almost interchangeable. "at" usually implies a specific restaurant (eg. Eat at Joe's, not Eat 'in' Joe's). 'In' implies inside the building. I think the website is looking for a direct translation.


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

as an english speaker i would never say "the guest eats IN her restaurant" i would use "AT her restaurant" but I agree with nathan, I think the site is looking for a direct translation :)


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

The correct English translation is "AT her restaurant". "IN her restaurant" is just weird, almost incorrect. And they are rejecting "at her restaurant"!!! I'm reporting it.


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

Why is it "ihrem" and not "ihr"? Just to remind, is "ihr" declinable?

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