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Yes, it works. The most popular way to say this is: Sie haben sich verwählt. An example dialogue: Guten Tag, ich möchte bitte Jonas sprechen. Wen? Jonas? Hier wohnt kein Jonas, ich glaube, Sie haben sich verwählt. or: Sie sind offensichtlich falsch verbunden. or: Anscheinend haben Sie eine falsche Nummer gewählt. ...


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Yes, you can say so, but it is a bit formal. The most common way to phrase it is with verwählen: Sie haben sich verwählt. Both phrases are very blunt, though, and in essence tell the caller that they made a mistake. In order to make it more polite, you would add some uncertainty (even if you are indeed dead sure that they are wrong) and possibly add ...


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You might use the clause unter Vorbehalt to indicate that you basically agree to nothing, or longer and clearer ohne Anerkennung einer Rechtspflicht. Reference: http://www.lexexakt.de/glossar/untervorbehalt.php


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Technically, falsch verbunden is no longer correct. It applied to the olden days when one called the operator first and was connected to one’s partner. (In Germany, that was typically the job of the Fräulein vom Amt.) It could then have happened that these people accidentally connected the wrong lines which resulted in falsch verbunden. Nowadays, the ...


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To the best of my knowledge there is no short phrase that can be used to say I’m signing this bit I read, but anything I didn’t write on I didn’t read and thus am not signing. To the best of my knowledge these caveats don’t exist in other languages either. Rather, German documents will typically include a small-print sentence near the signature field along ...



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