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"Jeder und jede wird sie anders beantworten."

April 16, 2013

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Why is jeder und jede singular?

April 16, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/MelvinCheung

is 'Jeder und jede' an idiom?

May 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/MelvinCheung

and how can 'sie' be translated to 'it'?

May 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/SelphieB

Presumably, 'it' is a question; question is 'die Frage', a feminine noun, and is therefore referred to as 'sie' not 'es'.

May 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/MelvinCheung

so, if the sentence is "Jeder und jede wird sie anders antworten."(instead of beantworten), then the meaning will be "Everyone will answer them/her differently.", isn't it? (I have seen another discussion about antworten and beantworten, but I couldn't find it again)

May 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/SelphieB

Hmm, good question, I'm not sure about the difference between antworten and beantworten actually. Hopefully someone can answer this....

May 8, 2013
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