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

"Wir sollten ins Haus gehen."

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April 15, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tkj
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Why is it "inside" and not "into the house" or "home"?

April 15, 2013

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

If I am to trust the authenticity of this example, I am led to believe this:

that this is merely a common phrase that doesn't translate word-for-word that well into English

June 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hutcho66

'go into the house' is fine, and is identical to 'go inside' in English.

June 24, 2013

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

Then how do you say: "We should have gone inside"?

July 17, 2013

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

Is this different to "wir sollen ins Haus gehen"?

July 25, 2013

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

I'm really confused as to what it means by past tense

July 27, 2013

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

Ahh I think I get it; We were supposed to (past) go in the house (present).

Correct me if I'm wrong.

July 27, 2013
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