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comment A joke from “The Magic Mountain”/“Der Zauberberg” translated into English?
@ClayShannon: I don't have the english text available, but i'm almost sure that the translation's "eighty camp" replaces the "Fomulus" in the german version.
Nov
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comment Is there an alternative to using “man” repetitively?
-1, weil m.E. eine grammatikalischen Konstruktion nicht hilfreich ist, wenn das Ergebnis stilistisch unbrauchbar ist. Mindestens bei "Wenn solche Prüfungen gemacht werden wollen" und bei "auf welcher Stufe so etwas ist" muss man einem Nicht-Muttersprachler m.E. darauf hinweisen, dass diese Formulierungen nicht für den täglichen Gebrauch geeignet sind.
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revised A joke from “The Magic Mountain”/“Der Zauberberg” translated into English?
+ original version in german
Nov
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comment A joke from “The Magic Mountain”/“Der Zauberberg” translated into English?
Very nice! Eighty camp is IMHO even better than the original Fomulusfor Famulus (i didn't find anything *Fomulus" alludes to). The "stirletto" is a "Sterilett" in the german version...
Nov
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comment Wie kann man optimal drei Tempora in einen Satz verschmelzen?
@Emanuel: "Bleiben" verbinde ich eher mit statischen Zuständen ("Hier ist es schön, hier bleibe ich") oder im Sinne von "eine Aktivität beibehalten" - z.B. "in Bewegung bleiben". Dagegen klingt "unterwegs bleiben" in meinen Ohren etwas sperrig.
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answered Wie kann man optimal drei Tempora in einen Satz verschmelzen?
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revised Wie kann man optimal drei Tempora in einen Satz verschmelzen?
mini-typo
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comment Is there a translation of “twentysomething”?
IMHO "paarundzwanzig" is quite rarely used - but it seems to be quite useful. Google NGram Viewer doesn't even know it.
Nov
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answered Is there a translation of “twentysomething”?
Nov
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answered Was ist eine “qualifizierte Antwort”?
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reviewed Close Prerequisites for “Lotte in Weimar”?
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comment How can I find out what is written on an image of the Spiezer chronicle?
Take care that the image doesn't render the complete text below the illustration. The original manuscript has six more lines.
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on nominalization tag wiki excerpt