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Wir haben nur zwei Wochen dort verbracht - is that right?

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  • What is the intended meaning? – Carsten S Jun 20 '16 at 7:55
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I see different possibilities listed in order of my personal preference:

  1. Wir haben nur zwei Wochen dort verbracht.
  2. Dort haben wir nur zwei Wochen verbracht.
  3. Nur zwei Wochen haben wir dort verbracht.
  4. Verbracht haben wir dort nur zwei Wochen.
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That works for me, Laura.

Alternatively: Dort haben wir nur zwei Wochen verbracht.

  • The alternative does change the priority of the emphasis, tho. By putting the place further up the line, it's receiving more importance. – hiergiltdiestfu Jun 20 '16 at 7:01

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