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Jan
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comment Jugendsprache - “ma”
@Sentry I'd say that, too, but with a slightly different pronunciation: "Hammas bald" -> "Ham ma 's bald"
Jan
10
reviewed Leave Open “used to [verb]”
Jan
10
comment When does one require “dass” and when can it be omitted?
Your example "Würden Sie ihm sagen; Er soll mich anrufen?" is still wrong. First no semi-colon but comma, second no capitalization of "Er". And I would say "... er solle mich anrufen" but I'm not sure if this correct here. It would be correct "Er sagte, dass er ... ist" -> "Er sagte, er sei ..." but can't find anything on the net what proves I'm right on this here.
Jan
10
reviewed Approve Can you invert sentence structure without sounding like Yoda?
Jan
10
comment What preposition to use with “übergeben”?
Maybe, maybe not. You can't tell. For that reason, you can mention that if context clarifies you can drop an but you shouldn't make people think that the sentence on its own is unambiguous.
Jan
10
comment When does one require “dass” and when can it be omitted?
@Thorben Don't forget that mich would be ihn/sie ;)
Jan
10
comment What preposition to use with “übergeben”?
Mark is right, that the sentence would be ambiguous. "...wurde Kamerun Frankreich übergeben" -> Either "...wurde Kamerun an Frankreich übergen" or "...wurde an Kamerun Frankreich übergeben" --- Hence, I'm afraid you're not right.
Jan
10
revised What preposition to use with “übergeben”?
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Jan
10
comment What verbs require an impersonal es object
Bonus question: What about "Es regnet"? ;)
Jan
10
comment Use the dative case or “für”?
@DerPolyglott33 In English it's fine so say "I bought my wife flowers" as well.
Jan
10
comment Use the dative case or “für”?
@RienNeVaPlus "einen Strauß Blumen" would be fine as well.
Jan
10
revised How to say “Fear makes my heart beat faster”
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Jan
10
answered Jugendsprache - “ma”
Jan
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Jan
10
comment Case of “Geraden” in “auf einer Geraden”
de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Gerade -> Geraden
Jan
10
comment When does one require “dass” and when can it be omitted?
I guess verbal speech is meant to be direct speech. Try a colon and quotation marks. However, the ~verbal speech must be rephrased. Anyway. Try K1.
Jan
10
comment When does one require “dass” and when can it be omitted?
Covered by the answer of PMF, but here's the last sentence without dass: "Werden Sie ihm sagen, er solle mich anrufen?"
Jan
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