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Mar
15
comment How to answer how are you?
Also related: german.stackexchange.com/questions/10023/…
Mar
10
comment Sind diese zwei Sätze grammatisch richtig?
Siehe auch: german.stackexchange.com/questions/7912/…
Mar
9
comment How do you say “your heart skips a beat” in German?
@hiergiltdiestfu: nein, keine Verwechslung. Es ist eine (gehobene) Wendung, die genau so im verlinkten Duden-Eintrag aufgelistet ist.
Mar
7
comment Erinnern or sich erinnern
I doubt that a general reference will help with answering this question. To get the question reopened please edit it to give us a word about what your dictionary said, and why this did not help you.
Mar
4
comment How to say “to be stuck with a problem”?
See meta.german.stackexchange.com/questions/1093/…
Mar
1
comment Which verbs use the Präteritum in spoken language(Northern Germany)?
Thank you for the edit. Your question in now in the reopen review queue. It will be reopened on sufficient votes from the community.
Mar
1
comment zu or nothing in the example
Es geht auch schöner: Meine Behörde verlangt notariell beglaubigte Kopien/Dokumente.
Feb
29
comment Which verbs use the Präteritum in spoken language(Northern Germany)?
I doubt there ever will be a concise list of verbs - as said in the linked Q&A it is regionally very different. People have their preferences but they still may use one or the other tense in spoken German everywhere. Both are allowed and both are prefectly understood. Please edit your question to better clarify where your question is different to the duplicate question, and which of your concerns were not answered there.
Feb
26
comment German words with three of the same letters in a row?
If there are any more obsolete comments that can be removed don't hesitate to flag them as well... it is not easy to read through such long comment threads to find out which comment was resolved, and which was not. Also, you can always self-delete your own comments.
Feb
25
comment How do I talk about my parent's parent?
@Em1: there is no such thing as a "maternal father" or a "paternal mother" in English - a general dictionary may not be of much help if you don't already know how we express this in German.
Feb
25
comment How do I talk about my parent's parent?
@CarstenS: this is German Language Stack Exchange, where everything is related to the German language. To mention that in each and every question would be rather superfluous. It is safe to assume that we look for a German expression even if it was not mentioned.
Feb
25
comment How do I talk about my parent's parent?
To close voters: please state in comments what you felt was unclear or off-topic instead of downvoting or giving unhelpful and entirely unrelated comments. Especially new user may need some guide on what you expect them to write in their question, and we do not need to say in each and every question that a German expression was sought, that should be self-explaining here.
Feb
23
comment German Television
Did you see our list here: german.stackexchange.com/a/8655?
Feb
19
comment What is the address format I should use for sending a letter/mail?
Rather than just posting a link we would like to encourage you to at least give us some of the content you quoted. In case your link becomes invalid over time your answer will be of liitle use. Please edit your question to add the essentials of the content you found there.
Feb
19
comment Wie spricht man eigentlich „eigentlich“ aus?
Es könnte sich um regionale Varianten (wo?) handeln. Hier in Schwaben würde man es so aussprechen: [ˈaɪ̯ɡɛndlɪç]. Die hochdeutsche Aussprache soll [ˈaɪ̯ɡn̩tlɪç] sein.
Feb
17
comment Was bedeutet diese Mineralbeschreibung?
@Crissov: chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/27652310#27652310
Feb
17
comment Was bedeutet diese Mineralbeschreibung?
@BerndGit: community wikis sind dafür gedacht.
Feb
10
comment Unterschied zwischen “knackig” und “knusprig”
Please edit your question to add your own research effort, and why a dictionary did not help you.
Feb
3
comment “gesagt habe ich Ihnen, dass..” als Stirnsatz?
Siehe auch: german.stackexchange.com/questions/3012/…
Feb
2
comment Kommt die “Mandarine” vom chinesischen Mandarin?
Danke - kann schon sein, dass niemand etwas anderes findet, dann steht wenigstens der DWDS-Eintrag hier.