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"Please turn off the lights."

Translation:Mach bitte die Lampen aus.

October 15, 2019

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

In other exercises, Duo has made a distinction between lights and lamps.

What would the correct translation be for turning off the lights, rather than the suggested translation that involves turning off the lamps?


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

Mach bitte die Lichter aus

some clarification though based on what I would say (I wouldn't however argue that this is completely universal among German speakers)...

several lights in the same room - Mach das Licht aus

A single light in each or multiple lights in each room - Mach die Lichter aus

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