"The couple has a son."

Translation:Das Paar hat einen Sohn.

December 27, 2012

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What I don't understand is why the conjugation of "haben" in this case is "hat". Because Das Paar refers to more than one person, shouldn't it be considered "they" and therefore "haben"?

March 22, 2014

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It's one couple.

March 22, 2014

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So that explains "Das".

February 4, 2015
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