"Die Augen sehen aus wie ein Apfel."

March 29, 2013


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

April 16, 2013

This is just weird.

April 25, 2013

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

May 4, 2013

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?

March 29, 2013

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

April 21, 2013

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

April 25, 2013
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