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Sie means "you", "she" or "they"

Duolingo translates "sie" as "you", "she" or "they", but when I translated Sie ist schlecht as "you are bad", it wasn´t accepted as correct; Instead the translation given was "She is bad". I' m confused.

August 6, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/neddl

You need to use different verb forms depending which "sie" you mean:

Sie ist schlecht. = She is bad.

Sie sind schlecht. = They are bad. / You are bad.

When "sie" means "you" it has to be written with a capital letter in the beginning ("Sie") but of course this does not help if it is the first word of the sentence ...

August 6, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/slotwek

And this is very annoying in multiple selections - you fail if you do not select one of the answers...

August 6, 2012
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