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"He reads you a menu."

Translation:Er liest dir eine Speisekarte vor.

April 16, 2013


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As already mentioned in a similar sentence, the German version should be "Er liest Ihnen/dir eine Speisekarte vor" (maybe it helps to understand when you use a different English version -> he reads a menu to you)


What is the purpose of "vor" after "Er liest euch ein Menu"?


vorlesen is a prefix verb, so it kicks the verb to the end, vorlesen means to read to whereas lesen alone means to read

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