A conjunction is a part of speech that connects two words, phrases or sentences together.

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“wenn” vs “falls”

When should "falls" be preferred to "wenn" in expressing conditional sentences? Also, are the cases in which the use of "falls" (or of "wenn") to translate "if" is unidiomatic or a mistake?
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Usage of the word “wenn”

Wenn can either mean when or if, but my question is, doesn't that cause confusion? Like if you said Wenn ich zu deiner Party gehe... Would this imply your attendance at the party is ...
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Unterschied zwischen “da” und “weil” im Nebensatz

Ich habe heute etwas über Nebensätze gelernt. Dabei habe ich etwas nicht verstanden. Meine Problem ist, dass ich nicht verstehe, wann man "da" und wann man "weil" benutzen muss. Könnte mir das ...
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How do the “da-” and “wo-” prefixes work?

I don't completely understand the da- and wo- compound words. I have an idea of what they are and what they do but I'm not completely sure how they work and how to use them. If you don't know what I ...
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Warum wird “weil” zur nebenordnenden Konjunktion?

Gibt es wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen darüber, weswegen die Konjunktion "weil" derzeit einen Sprachwandel erlebt? Mein Eindruck ist, dass die anderen Konjunktionen vergleichsweise statisch sind. ...
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Conjunction of separable verbs?

One can use a conjunction like und to link two (or more) verbs, as in Ich lese und schreibe, but what happens when one or more of the verbs is separable? For the sake of concreteness, here's an ...