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"Today, he is based in the mansion."

Translation:Heute hat er seinen Sitz in der Villa.

April 12, 2013

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

"Basieren" doesn't work here?


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

The only way you can use "basieren" is "auf etwas basieren" (to be based upon something / based on something) e.g. "Die Geschichte basiert auf Fakten" (The story is based on facts)


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

Thank you. The distinction makes sense.


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

Duden gives a second meaning 'to found' ("Wir haben unsere Pläne darauf basiert") but I wouldn't bother about it at all. It's very rare. I have never heard it been used in that sense.


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

Thanks. That's good to know. I read (or perhaps I should say "very slowly make my way through as well as I am able") some older texts in German, so it could show up.

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