1. Forum
  2. >
  3. Topic: German
  4. >
  5. "Wege entstehen dadurch, dass…

"Wege entstehen dadurch, dass wir sie gehen."

Translation:Paths emerge from walking them.

April 9, 2013

3 Comments


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

The literal translation is "paths emerge through (the fact) that we walk them" Not nice. So somebody made it a viable English sentence. I would have stayed closer: "Paths emerge because we walk them"


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

That is much more understandable, thanks.


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

What is the trick to this sentence?

Learn German in just 5 minutes a day. For free.