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

"Buddha ist toll."

April 22, 2013

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

But why Buddha is great?


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

When talking about people in history, "great" generally means "having had much influence on history."


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

I love that Duolingo teaches me this, yet I haven't been told what 'I would like' is.


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

I think you'll learn that once you get to subjunctives.

In case you must know right now, it's "ich möchte".


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

Is it impossible to translate "toll" by "fun"?


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

It'd be quite a stretch.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/4of92000

I put wild and it worked.


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

It doesn't mean "wild" here. "toll" in the sense of "wild" or "crazy" is highly marked.


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

Thanks Christian, I understand the difference better now. btw, your score is impressive!


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

"toll" means more like "great" or "cool".

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