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"En man dricker vatten."

Translation:A man is drinking water.

January 13, 2015

16 Comments


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

How do I tell if dricker is drinking or drinks when I speak outside? It's confusing me.


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

There is no difference as far as i know this phrase could also be translated into "a man drinks water" its all about context. As far as i know.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/0stfralla

Swedish native here. She reads the sentence to quick in the start. There is no pause between the first two words. It sounds wrong.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/brigids.em

Oh, I hope a man isn't drinking the water from the temple of the Many-Faced God!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CamilleAur4

Why is it not "A man drinks water"? I though dricker means "drink", "drinks" and "is drinking"


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

Why is it not, "A man drinking water"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/avocado_blink145

I write A man is drinking water and i get wrong?? And the answer is actually the same as i wrote??!!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Matt362836

Is "vatten" really 'the water'?


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

No. Vatten is water. Vattnet is the water.


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

Why is "A man is drinking a water" not acceptable?


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

i like it and i'm doing great for my first time!!!!!!!!:)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hannah520454

what is the difference between 'en man' and 'mannen' ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YoungBuffa2

"En man" is a man "Mannen" is the man


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nic0sennin

En man: A man

Mannen: THE man (definitive)

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