https://www.duolingo.com/ShimonBM

"Ihr esst eine Erdbeere."

December 27, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/ShimonBM

I see no way of differentiating between "er isst" and "ihr esst"...

December 27, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/omar.qunsul

You are right, but by time you can differentiate between i and e

February 2, 2013

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How can you(plural) eat only one strawberry?

January 9, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Chaterlaine

I also clearly heard "er ist."

January 28, 2013

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I believe using the 2nd person plural is a form of polite speech when talking to one person, as vous in French or вы in Russian. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

March 1, 2013

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No, the polite form for singular or plural is the 3rd person plural, "Sie". It always has a capital letter :)

March 15, 2013
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