"There are lots of people in the park."

Translation:Es sind viele Menschen im Park.

April 19, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/andrew.montanaro
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Can "Es gibt" work here as well?

April 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/christian
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Not really.

April 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Soglio
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Why not? (Sorry if that's a dumb question: I just can't find a good explanation online.)

April 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/christian
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It sounds as if those people permanently lived in the park.

April 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Soglio
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So "es gibt" suggests a permanent condition?

April 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/christian
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https://www.duolingo.com/wataya
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Deutschland - das Land der Dichter und Denker ;-)

April 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/christian
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Right.

April 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Hohenems
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Es gibt kein Bier auf Hawaii. :(

April 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Soglio
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Danke. Ich werde das merken. Und auch, das Hawaii eine traurige Stelle ist.

April 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/johk95
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Shouldn't "viele Personen" work as well?

May 16, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/wataya
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Technically, yes. Practically, mostly no. "Menschen" is more idiomatic here. 'Personen' has a rather official sound. Maybe a police officer reporting to his superiors would use it.

May 16, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Levi
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@wataya: I put "Viele Menschen sind in dem Park." for "There are lots of people in the park." I am pretty sure it is correct. Is it? Thanks.

June 20, 2013

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yes, it is.

June 20, 2013
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