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"Wir trinken Wein mit dem Mittagessen."

April 1, 2013

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/shraeye

"We drink wine with the lunch" is the direct translation, but doest "we drink wine with lunch" feel more natural to anyone else? Very rarely in English do I ever put an article before the name of a meal.

April 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/tholenst2

I think both should be correct.

"We drink wine with that lunch" is correct if the "dem" is emphasized in german. I agree though: "We drink wine with lunch" is the more natural translation.

April 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/kleskjr

And how about 'during lunch'? Or translations should be just direct in such examples?

April 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/PieterMoons1906

Same thing here :(

August 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/jkh1

What is wrong with "We drink wine with the noon meal"?

July 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/cquark

Although I've seen "noon meal" used in some fantasy novels (George RR Martin's Game of Thrones series, for instance), in regular life, most native American English speakers say "lunch."

August 16, 2013
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