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Nichts zum Essen only works because apart from essen being an infinitive, Essen is also a noun meaning meal. “Es gibt nichts zum Essen” = “There is nothing for the meal”, i.e. “There is nothing at meal-time”. In English you would normally specify the kind of meal and say something like “There is nothing for lunch.” Since in most plausible contexts there are ...


There is no difference in meaning but in usage: If you mean the cohesion in a group you use unter: The cohesion among soldiers. Der Zusammenhalt unter den Soldaten If you mean the cohesion between two persons or so you use zwischen: The cohesion between the two siblings. Der Zusammenhalt zwischen den beiden Geschwistern. But (because ...

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