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Mistake found?

In one multiple choise question, there was the sentence "Ich danke dem Verbraucher" where I replied by "I thank the consumer". Nevertheless my answer was considered as wrong, since there was supposedly another correct answer which I missed, saying "I thank the consumers". Shouldn't it then be "den Verbraucher" in German?

August 6, 2012

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Dativ plural gets -n all around. Article, adjective, noun. In the case of Verbraucher: dem Verbraucher , den Verbrauchern. Many people tend to forget that extra -n after nouns. But you are right on the principle. The other answe was wrong. Report it with feedback. They do patch up mistakes.

August 7, 2012

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I forgot to report it when I met the question, so now there's no way to do so, right? Thanks for the info! I had forgotten about the extra -n at the end of the word! :)

August 7, 2012

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If you still know the sentence you can use the feeback button in the left margin and tell them about it.

August 7, 2012
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