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

"Die Augen sehen aus wie ein Apfel."

March 29, 2013

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

umm... what. Dude, check it out, that pair of eyes over there looks like an apple. Yeah totally, the eyes look like an apple...


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

This is just weird.


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

Maybe "sehen aus wie" should be taught as a whole phrase.


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

Just to see if i understood: Here we do not use "wie einem Apfel" eventhough it is after "aus" because this is in fact another sentence, subordinated "Ein Apfel sieht aus wie die Augen". Is that right?


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

The aus is part of the detachable (?) verb "aussehen," and doesn't function as aus does when you see it by itself.


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

The term you're looking for is 'separable prefix verb.'

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