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2answers
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“folgende” or “folgendes”?

I am writing test instructions for a website. Which is (more) correct from these two sentences? Testanweisung ist folgendes: Testanweisung ist folgende: I know that it is die Testanweisung, ...
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1answer
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Demonstrative pronoun: does it have to match the subject? [closed]

I'm a little confused about German grammar, the demonstratives to be specific (this, that, these, those). Does the demonstrative pronoun have to match the subject being described? Example: Would ...
6
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2answers
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Is it all right to inflect magazine and newspaper names?

If I am reading the magazine "der Spiegel", should I say (a) Ich lese jetzt der Spiegel. or (b) Ich lese jetzt den Spiegel. ? It sounds weird to me to inflect a part of a proper name as ...
6
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3answers
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Why the “-es” in phrases like “etwas Nasses”?

I was listening to a German audiobook this morning, and I noticed two phrases: etwas Nasses etwas Gro├čes I can't be sure of the capitalization, since I was hearing it, not reading it. They were ...