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The Konjunktiv II of regular verbs is the following: merken ich merkte / würde merken du merktest / würdest merken etc. Now, it's true that the short form is barely used in the modern language, but it's still common in literature. However, German would not be German if there weren't exceptions from that rule. Modal verbs, modal ...


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If, as you say the “correct” answer you were given is: Frank sagt, dass er in Zeiten wie diesen nicht mehr studierte, wenn er noch einmal jung wäre. then it’s wrong. The correct form, in this context would be: Frank sagt, dass er in Zeiten wie diesen nicht mehr studieren würde, wenn er noch einmal jung wäre. Just as Chirlu states in his comment, ...


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The original sentence (the one to be reported) is already in Konjunktiv II and seems to be "Man hätte den Mann vorher über die möglichen Folgen informieren müssen" Das Gericht. So, the phrase in the example, is correctly the reported speech of a Konjunktiv II phrase. You use Konjunktiv I for the reported speech of quotes that originally are in ...


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If the court had said: "Man hat den Mann informieren müssen" it had stated "The man had to be informed". which would have ended up in reported speech as Man habe den Mann informieren müssen... As you rightly say. But that's not what they said (That would imply they would not know or take into account whether the man had been informed or ...



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