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  1. Thread: some words

    by Retriever
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    Re: some words

    Thank you.
  2. Thread: some words

    by Retriever
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    some words

    The book is due (so I need to return it to the library)
    The tax is due (so I need to pay it now or else I will need to pay extra money for the late payment)

    In German, what is the appropriate...
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    how to write it in German?

    I want to write the following in German, but I don't know how to write them. Could you please help?

    1. I am surprised at it
    2. I self-teach German or I learn German by myself (i.e. I do...
  4. Re: Understanding English accent when speaking German

    It was said that when a person learns a foreign language at the age of 30 or over, it is impossible for him or her to be able to speak the language like a native speaker. I feel that it is very...
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    Heiratsantrag

    Ich lese einenArtikel über Heirat. Es heißt Heiratsantrag,wenn man eine Frau um Heirat mit ihm bittet. Wie sollte es heißen, wenn eine Frau diejenige, die den Antrag machenwürde, wäre?
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    Re: typing German with an American keyboard

    [QUOTE=Donna;38240]Or use the Character Map if you have access to that.

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    What is Character Map?

    Whenever I want to type the symbols, I need to switch back to American keyboard and...
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    typing German with an American keyboard

    The German IME is on, so physically the keyboard I am using is an American one, but actually it is German. How to type the symbol < and >? Anybody knows?
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    Re: What does this sentence mean?

    Thank you. German is such an odd thing. ;)
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    Re: What does this sentence mean?

    But the "k" of "Korrektur" is in capital letter. Isn't it a noun? "korrekturlesen" is a verb.
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    Re: What does this sentence mean?

    I do not understand what "unbedingt Korrektur" means. "Ihren Text" is the accusative object, how about "unbedingt Korrektur"?
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    What does this sentence mean?

    Lesen Sie Ihren Text vor dem Abschicken unbedingt Korrektur.

    Thank you for your help.
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    Re: Giving up with german

    Before you saygiving up learning German, think about the amount of time you have used tostudy this language. If you just spend 2hours each day for only three years, for instance, what can you expect...
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    Re: Is it correctly written/translated?

    Thank you.
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    Re: Is it correctly written/translated?

    Thank you for your help, but I have a question. Don't "auskommen" and "zurechtkommen" have the same meaning?
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    Re: Is it correctly written/translated?

    Thank you for your explanation. Here is another attempt of mine.

    If you master just the words and phrases you’ve heard in this program, you’ll be able to get by in German. Of course, you may...
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    Re: Is it correctly written/translated?

    Your explanation is clear. Thank you.

    What is the difference between bieten and anbeiten? Both of them are transitive verbs. How about lernen and erlernen?
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    Re: Is it correctly written/translated?

    I see, thank you. But I do not understand why the simple past tense of "besuchen" (i.e. besuchte) must be used. "Heute Morgen" has been stated and it is clear from the context that the "Besuch"...
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    Is it correctly written/translated?

    Please help. Thank you.

    Our technician visited you this morning for a gas safety inspection and meter reading, but you were out. Please call our Customer Service Hotline at 2222222222 and quote...
  19. Thread: wollte es

    by Retriever
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    Re: wollte es

    Thank you.
  20. Thread: wollte es

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    Re: wollte es

    So we have met or not have met yet?
  21. Thread: wollte es

    by Retriever
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    wollte es

    I came across the following sentence, but I am not sure of its meaning.

    Das Glück wollte es, dass wir uns begegneten.

    I would appreciate it if you could help.
  22. Thread: word order

    by Retriever
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    Re: word order

    Thank you.
  23. Thread: word order

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    word order

    The word order of German is flexible, but it is always a problem to me. (Die Wortstellung des Deutsches ist flexibel, aber sie ist immer ein Problem für mich.)

    Verstehe ich deines Problem.
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    anschauen vs sich anschauen

    Is there any difference between these two words in usage? Thank you for your help.
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    treffen vs sich treffen

    In usage and meaning, are there any differences between treffen and sich treffen? Thank you for your help.
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