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Den Vogel isst die Katze

duolingo said that this meant The bird was eaten by the cat or the cat is eating the bird!!! how will i know this when i come across other similar sentences because i thought for sure this said the bird is eating the cat even though it sound like it could not possibly be right that's how it was written

4/4/2013, 10:02:55 PM

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Lol thanks dude!!! but instead im just going to speak and write it the most common way lol.! thanks

4/4/2013, 10:54:16 PM

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Sure, you can do that, but it's still important to understand this phenomenon. Make sure you read this. http://german.about.com/library/blcase_sum.htm

4/4/2013, 11:04:19 PM

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that just made me hate German even more lol I dont that makes no sense thats not making a sentence more flexible its just complicating it for no logical reason lol!!! the more i hate German the more I want to study it Thanks for the link Christian

4/4/2013, 11:27:18 PM
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