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A conjunction is a part of speech that connects two words, phrases or sentences together.

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Why is this "ohne dass"?

This phrase is taken from Donna Leon's Acqua Alt: noch konnte ein Detektiv, der nicht selbst in der Gegend wohnte, sich länger als eine halbe Stunde dort aufhalten, ohne dass in der Questura ...
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How does Two parts conjunctions relate to one part Conjunctions?

So I know there are two type of single part conjunction, subordinating and coordinating. Seeing guide on the internet gives me an impression that two part conjunctions are replacements for ...
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Distinction between subjunctions or adverbial conjunctions?

I have downloaded a list of subjunctions and adverbial conjunctions and "damit" appears under both of them. Since they have a different sentence structure, conjunction kicks the verb to the ...
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Why this Auxiliary verb at the end with conjunction?

I was wondering why helping verb “hat” is at the end here: “Ich weiß, dass Kolumbus Amerika entdeckt hat.” Isn’t it supposed to be “Ich weiß, dass Kolumbus hat Amerika entdeckt” ? Thanks
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Obwohl and wenngleich

Can i substitute obwohl with wenngleich? I always see ' wenngleich' in books. Er geht zum Urlaub nach Spanien, wenngleich er nicht genug Geld hat. Er geht zum Urlaub nach Spanien, obwohl er nicht ...
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Word order when combining sentences into a Kausalsatz

Wir bleiben zu Hause. Heute regnet es. Combining with weil: Wir bleiben zu Hause, weil es heute regnet. By what rule did the original order of heute-> es become es-> heute? I understand that ...
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Should we say "und" or "oder" after "kein"?

I'm currently taking A1.2. The question is what should we put after "aber"? Should we put "und" or "oder"? Here is an example: Aber wir haben kein Krankenhaus und kein ...
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Verb tense in sequences with "nachdem" [closed]

Well, canoo.net explains verb tense sequence. Nothing specific for nachdem is mentioned, but I remember from a German course that nachdem is different with respect to other temporal conjunctions. ...
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Do conjunctions change word order in relation to the type of clause?

E.g. if two main clauses are put together (with "und" for example) there is no change in word order whereas if it is a subordinate clause,the verb goes to the end. Is this a fair assumption? And if so,...
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Gebrauchsunterschied zwischen statt, anstatt und anstelle [duplicate]

Was unterscheidet statt vs. anstatt vs. anstelle anhand der folgenden Beispiele? Können statt und anstatt beliebig verwendet werden, ohne jeglichen Bedeutungsunterschied? Die Frage bezüglich des ...
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Difference between "von... bis ..." , "von ... zu ..." ,''von ... bis zu ..."?

I'd like to ask what is the difference between von ... bis ... von ... zu ... von ... bis zu..., and how should we use them? e.g.: "Vom Beginner zum Experten" oder "vom Beginner bis ...
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What is the best way to connect these sentences? [closed]

Der Text geht um den fortschritt der privatschulen. And Die Nachfrage nach studienplätzen ist gestiegen. The relation between the two sentences is a cause-effect where the demand causes the ...
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Does 'entschuldigen+dass' make sense?

For example: Ich möchte mich hiermit entschuldigen, dass ich an diesen Tag nicht kommen könnte.
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