"Und erstmals ist Europa mit dabei."

Translation:And for the first time Europe is in on it.

April 20, 2013

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/koyunlar

I do not understand what this sentence is supposed to mean,. I also do not understand the english translation.

Can someone perhaps clarify?

April 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Germandy
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It could for example be in a kind of international competition (singing, sports, etc.) or maybe a political debate/program or something like that, in which Europe is taking part for the first time.

April 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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Is it possible to translate "And for the first time Europe is with it"?

April 21, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Eschenstrasse

My question too.

May 18, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Germandy
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Mmh.. I don't think so, but I'm not sure - what exactly do you want to say with that?

May 18, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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I don't know... both German and English sentences seem very vague to me without context. I'm not a native English speaker.

May 18, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Hohenems
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In on something is an English idiom. http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/in+on

If Germandy and I were laughing at something, then you showed up and asked what was so funny but we wouldn't tell you, you might say something like "Come on, let me in on the joke".

May 18, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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Thanks!

May 18, 2013
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