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"Sie isst im Restaurant."

December 20, 2012

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

Hard to tell if she is saying "Sie isst im Restaurant" or "Sie ist im Restaurant". Are both correct in this case?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/awb8

ist would be "she is in the restaurant" isst would be "she eats in the restaurant"

i think


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

I know but hard to tell when you have to transcribe what you hear from the speakers. I figured it was isst because of the category


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

although, if you put in ist instead of isst, the system accepts both answers. For the record, I believe that there is a distinct difference between the two.


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

I put "Sie ist im Restaurant" and didn't get it wrong, so I think both are correct.


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

"Sie ist im Restaurant" - I did the same but in the translated English portion it said "She is eating in the Restaurant" so now I am curious if there is no difference between eating in the Restaurant and simply being in the Restaurant in the German language.


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

In audio questions (listen and type) it is easy for us to confuse ist and isst. Therefore DL acceptes both. But they are not the same.


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

Thank you for clearing that up!


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

Why "She eats in restaurant" is wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jessica.lima

"im" is a contraction of "in the" or "at the", so the translation "she eats in restaurant" is not very accurate.

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