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"Die Kinder haben den Wein."

December 22, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/13atu

Alcoholic children ._.


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

pfft, real alcoholic children drink Golden Grain.


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

This is just what happens when your men drink oil.


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

I'm sad that I can't upvote you more than once.


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

I upvoted myself just for you.


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

This sentence is worrying.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Caileen7

Could it not be translated

The children ARE HAVING the wine ??


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HappyTrees89

No, in German when someone "haben" something, it means they possess it/have it in their possession. It does not mean they are eating/drinking/consuming it, as the word "to have" can mean in English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Amira.Hanafy

LOL! Hilarious sentence!! :D


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

My sentiments, exactly! Do German kids drink wine? :O


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

Not really ;p. Well, people are allowed to drink wine from 16, I guess many kids start drinking a bit earlier than that.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/4of92000

I think there's an elementary school there that serves low-alcohol beer, but you'll need to check me on that one.


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

This might seem a little obvious but I'm confused! Why is it not "Die Kinder haben der Wein"?


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

'der Wein ' need to be changed to Accusative in this case. http://aclery.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/articles2.jpg

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