Questions tagged [differences]

Unterschied - Questions on differences between similar or seemingly similar words or expressions in a given context.

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Was ist der Unterschied zwischen “vorhersagen” und “voraussagen” bzw. “vorhersehen” und “voraussehen”?

Ich wüsste gerne den Unterschied zwischen vorhersagen und voraussagen sowie auch zwischen vorhersehen und voraussehen.
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Jed versus jeweils [closed]

What is the difference between "jed" and "jeweils"? I am under the impression that they both mean "each." One of the bigger difference that I have noticed is that "jeweils" is never conjugated.
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What is difference between “hallen” and “widerhallen” [closed]

Both verbs of "hallen" and "widerhallen" mean echo. Is there any difference?
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Spelling: “hälst” or “hältst” [closed]

When asking for feedback, a common sentence is: Was hälst / hältst du davon? How to spell "halten" in this case?
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Unterschied zwischen “Lehrgang” und “Praktikum” [closed]

Was ist der Unterschied zwischen Lehrgang und Praktikum?
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“Allerdings” and “zugeben”

What's the difference between allerdings and zugeben? Allerdings is a modal particle which means "I have to admit". Can it be replace with zugeben? For example, Ich muß zugeben, daß du Recht ...
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Usage of ein beliebig- and einzeln-

What is the difference between ein beliebig- and einzeln-? Both mean 'any' but when are they used? Du kannst einen beliebigen Knopf drücken. Du kannst einen einzelnen Knopf drücken.
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What's the difference between “voll” and “völligen”? [closed]

is there a difference between voll and völligen? when do i use each of them? Thanks in advance
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Imperfekt vs Perfekt

My question is about the difference between these two sentences: Der Hund lief neben der Herde mit. (Imperfekt) vs Der Hund ist neben der Herde mitgelaufen. (Perfekt) I think both sentences ...
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Unterschied zwischen “ungebeten”, “ungeladen” und “uneingeladen” in Bezug auf “Gäste” [closed]

ungebeten- nicht aufgefordert, unerwartet und auch nicht erwünscht, nicht gern gesehen Bsp. ungebetene Gäste, Besucher ungeladen- nicht eingeladen Bsp. ungeladene Gäste uneingeladen- nicht ...
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What's the difference between “Was machen Sie” and “Was hast du vor”? [closed]

What's the difference between the following two sentences? Was machen Sie heute vor? Was hast du heute vor? Which one is correct?
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The difference between stellen, abstellen, aufstellen [duplicate]

As i see in the dictionary, they are related to the "stehen" that is translated "to stand". is there a difference between those three words? or they simply replacing each other under certain ...
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Using gern + mögen/möchten within the same sentence?

There are many articles on the internet clarifying the differences between the usage of gern and mögen. However, what does it mean when they are both used in the same sentence, for example: 1) Ich ...
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When to use “kein” and when “nicht”? [duplicate]

Ich habe keinen Wein. * Ich habe nicht Wein. Why is the former correct but in the following it’s the other way round? Ich verstehe nicht. * Ich verstehe kein.
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“To experience” in German [duplicate]

Can anyone help me to differentiate erfahren and erleben?
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what's the difference between wieso and warum? [duplicate]

My grammar book states that both "wieso" and "warum" mean "why" but my friend who lived in Germany for one year states there's a subtle difference in questioning between them but couldn't really ...
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Difference between “kennen” and “wissen”? [duplicate]

My question is as stated in the title. What is the difference? When should I use kennen and when wissen?
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What is the difference in the meaning between “etwas werden” and “etwas geworden sein”? [duplicate]

What is the difference in the meaning of these two sentences? Ich wurde Arzt. Ich bin Arzt geworden. Especially wurden means became.
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Does “Klettern” and “Wandern” have different meaning? [closed]

I'm writing a thesis about German linguistic along with my 5 other friends. I need some help for some words and sometimes, I don't really know the differences. "Klettern" means "to climb" and "...
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What's the difference between “obwohl” and “trotz” grammatically? [closed]

What’s the difference between obwohl and trotz grammatically? Does the verb goes to the end of the sentence when we use trotz?
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Parken oder einparken? [closed]

What is the difference between parken and einparken
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“In Zeiten da” vs. “in denen”

In Zeiten, da/in denen Menschen per Mausklick alles kaufen können, erscheint solch ein Vorschlag durchaus vernünftig. Was ist hier richtig? Oder ist beides richtig? Und wenn ja, was kommt häufiger ...
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Präteritum vs Plusquamperfekt

Ich bin auf diesen Satz gestoßen und weiß nicht wirklich gerade, was der Unterschied da ist. „Ich liebte Kunst, oder besser gesagt, hatte Kunst geliebt.“!
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What is the difference between “einführen” and “gründen”? [closed]

I looked it up but couldn't come up with some explanation that I felt comfortable with.
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»Was für eine Stadt« vs. »welche Stadt« [duplicate]

What’s the difference between was für eine and welche in the following context? Was für eine Stadt hat dir auf deiner Weltreise am besten gefallen? Welche Stadt hat dir auf deiner Weltreise am ...
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Welches ist hier gängiger? “bei jmdm bekannt sein” oder “bei jmdm populär sein”?

In den 90ern waren die Fantastischen Vier bei den Jugendlichen sehr bekannt. In den 90ern waren die Fantastischen Vier bei den Jugendlichen sehr populär. Welcher Satz ist hier gängiger? "Bei ...
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Usage of “jmdn vernachlässigen” and “jmdn ignorieren”

What is the difference between jmdn vernachlässigen and jmdn ignorieren?
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“Wie heißt deine Schwester?” or “Wie heissen?” [closed]

Which of the following are correct if I want to know the name of Patrick's sister. Wie heißt deine Schwester? Wie heißen deine Scwester? If they are both correct, could you explain how each is ...
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überlassen vs. verlassen

Was ist der Unterschied zwischen überlassen und verlassen? Ist die Bedeutung von überlassen wie surrender im Englischen und von verlassen wie leave sommething behind? Die Frage ist mir bei folgendem ...
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Why do ‘verwundet’ and ‘verwundert’ have such a similar spelling?

Verwundet means wounded Verwundert means surprised Is there any reason for the similar spelling? The words have nothing in common!
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“mit sich bringen” vs. “mit sich führen”

Dieses Verfahren bringt/führt allerdings auch Nachteile mit sich. Was ist der Unterschied zwischen "etwas mit sich führen" und "etwas mit sich bringen"?
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Usage of “schon”, “längst” and “tatsächlich” [closed]

What is the difference between schon, längst and tatsächlich? Ich gehe schon/längst/tatsächlich zur Arbeit.
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What is the difference between ein Monat, einen Monat, and einem Monat? [closed]

I am confused as to when to use each of the three phrases from the title, especially the “einem Monat” Would saying “in less than one month” be “Weniger als ein Monat noch“ ? Thank you!
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Difference between erhalten, bekommen and vollbringen? [closed]

Should I study all of them or I can just use any of them in different case? I am talking about other more verbs which has same meaning but differ in context ..
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Are “bestellen mit” und “bestellen bei” the same?

I don't quite get the differences between these two words. Could somebody explain it to me, please. They are all about ordering something by something. And that is the point where I'm stuck at.