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Let me suggest to leave the question open. The question per se may be an exact duplicate but the audience, and hence the answers probably are not. People searching for a solution may come here either by an English query or by a German query. It seems unlikely they search simultaneously in both languages. We should however link to both questions in a very ...


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Different types of adjective declension (weak, strong, mixed, predicative) There are many questions where askers are confused by the fact that the same adjective is declensed differently even though the noun is the same. This may either be due to the phenomenon of weak, strong and mixed adjective declension or due to adjectives not being declensed when used ...


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Jeder, der eine Frage interessant und wertvoll findet, soll sie auch upvoten. Nur weil es ein Duplikat gibt, ist das noch lange kein Grund, eine Frage nicht positiv zu bewerten. Immerhin sind diese Fragen wertvolle "Hinweisschilder", die man unter Umständen schneller finden kann, als die verlinkte Frage.


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Spatial prepositions governing accusative and dative Many German prepositions can govern two different cases depending on whether they describe a direction or a position. On the other hand, there are “fixed-case” prepositions that seem “backwards” when compared to the dual-case prepositions (ins Bad acc., but zum Bad dat.). This highly confuses many ...


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Which word order should I follow when constructing German sentences? And anything connected to TMP (time, manner, place) and whatever else is considered rock-solid rules somewhere out there. Should contain that word order is free if V2 is followed and maybe point out a certain set of permutations (if not all for a simple sentence). Welches ist die Ordnung ...


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Advocatus Diaboli postuliert eine hypothetische Unterstellung: Es gibt hier Leute, die die Jagd nach Rep höher einschätzen als den Spaß am Fragen und Antworten. Wollen wir tatsächlich solche Leute dazu ermuntern, sich einfach hoch bewertete Fragen rauszusuchen und als Duplikat neu zu stellen? Ich würde ein Duplikat nicht downvoten. Aber auch nicht upvoten (...


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In my opinion we think that the dupe question is a bad thing because sometimes the target question doesn't answer our question even if it has answers (maybe they are good answers only to that question), so when our question gets closed, while we didn't get a good answer, we get confused because of this. But if our question got answered before closing, we don'...


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