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Is “Cola” feminine or neuter?

Is "Cola" feminine or neuter? I searched a bit on Google, and came up with both feminine and neuter and I'm a bit confused. I know I can say "Eine Dose Cola" (A can of Cola) but what is Cola's ...
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Is there any source to find German books categorised in terms of reading ease?

There are numerous readability measures like Flesch Readability test, Wiener Sachtextformel, etc. But is there someplace I could actually find common books listed with their respective reading ease ...
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I want to mean “I might have broken something” in german

I would like to say "I might have accidentally broken the internet connection.". Is my following sentence fine? Vielleicht habe ich versehentlich die Internetverbindung gebrochen.
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Wo/Wie kann ich meinen Wortschatz erweitern?

Ich lerne gerade die Lektionen für die B2-Prüfung. Trotzdem fühle ich, dass ich noch mehr Vokabeln lernen muss. Ich suche jetzt Ressourcen dafür, deutsche Wörter zu lernen.
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Resources for learning verb tenses with short example sentenses

I wish to learn verbs with their tense forms for general conversation. I tried to use the verb tables, but I am not able to memorise them. I think it would help me if I learn these forms alongwith ...
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Stärkung vs Verstärkung [closed]

Could anyone please tell me the difference between Stärkung and Verstärkung? When to use which one, perhaps with a few examples?
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German lexical chunks and collocations

I'm an "advanced beginner" in German, and am wondering if anyone knows of any books or articles (preferably but not necessarily written for English speakers) containing lists and explanations of ...
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What resource should I use to learn enough German language to understand a movie scene?

I want to understand the famous scene of movie "Der Untergang" (or Downfall) without looking at subtitles. I found out the official English subtitles do not translate the sentences very ...
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Genders in the “Babylon” dictionary

I use this German-English dictionary from Babylon. It puts die in front of the German word Jahrtausend from which I infer the word is feminine, but it is neuter in other dictionaries. Is there any ...
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Online-Wörterbuch / Lernmaterialien ab C1-Level

Gibt es ein Online-Deutsch-Wörterbuch, in dem steht, ob die Wörter geeignet für ein formelles Schreiben sind? Ich möchte die C1-Prüfung machen und es ist dringend notwendig, dass ich meine ...
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Rigorous German grammar books written in English aimed at teaching the most basic up to advanced (preferably without exercises) suggestions

Meta-observation: Firstly, I apologize for posting another question like this one, but most of grammar books related posts give a recommendation of either a general textbook (i.e. not only containing ...
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German dictionary with native audio for Android?

Are there any regularly updated high quality German/English dictionary app available with native pronunciation? I see a lot of free ones but they don't have audio. The PONS dictionary website uses ...
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Sites for sentence translation training

I can understand most of the text when it is in German, but I feel totally weak to write or speak in German. I need training. Is there a site that offers sentences in English - of a kind of complexity ...
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German nouns' precise form of writing [closed]

Where can I find German dictionary which write words (nouns) with article and plural in this form — das Abitur, -e
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Advice on a suitable study plan [closed]

I took a German B2 course a year ago. I would like to improve my German so I have been doing some translations. However, the difficulties with verbs that require dative or accusative forms and the ...

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