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Is this [duolingo example] a valid sentence?

Hello,

Duolingo propses:

Mit ihnen stimmt doch was nicht

As:

There's something wrong with you.

Is this a valid, correct sentence that Germans would use? A Google search yields less than 500 results world wide.

Secondly, if it is a valid sentence that Germans would use, could somebody please explain it as it makes no sense to me?

Thank you.

September 20, 2012

2 Comments


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

That version is a bit informal. The 'normal' one would be: "Mit ihnen stimmt (doch) etwas nicht" = "Something is wrong with them". You will find a few thousand google results making combinations with doch, etwas, was, dir, mir, ihm...

September 20, 2012

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

Yep... " 'was " is kind of slang for "etwas". Like " 'ne " for " eine ".

September 20, 2012
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