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Consider the english sentence: “You should change your password frequently” (or “One should change one's password frequently.”)

What word would be used to translate your above? I know that man would be used to translate you, but I don't know what the possessive form of man would be.

Can you repeat man but add an -s to make it possessive? (e.g., „Man soll häufig mans Kennwort ändern.“) Or is there some other word that can be used instead?

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In this case you simply use sein (=his):

Man soll sein Passwort regelmäßig ändern.

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  • Since you rolled back, I’ll have to note here that regelmäßig doesn’t mean the same as frequently. – chirlu Jan 31 '16 at 6:08
  • That's fine. I was merely shooting for an idiomatic expression. – Ingmar Jan 31 '16 at 6:28

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