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Lots of mistakes in this one..

I think I pretty much broke a personal record in reporting problems with this section.

One example:

It's worth a try = Es ist einen Versuch wert >> ACCEPTED It's worth a try = Ein Versuch lohnt sich >> NOT ACCEPTED

4 years ago

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/lilygilder
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Well, "Es ist einen Versuch wert" is very ideomatic. And while you can say "X lohnt sich" the phrase "Ein Versuch lohnt sich" is not that common. (Often used in "Die Anschaffung [=Kauf] lohnt sich." or "Das Warten hat sich gelohnt.") It would be better to say "Es lohnt sich X zu versuchen".

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ivivika
ivivika
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Also human being the more correct would be "menschliches Wesen" not "Mensch"

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ivivika
ivivika
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"Hinweis" means in the most cases hint, pointer is a very rare translation

4 years ago