magnus1969
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Is it proper to call your partner “Mädchen” or “Junge”?
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It is pretty, if not completely unusual to use Mädchen or Junge when referring to your girlfriend or boyfriend. You might do that jokingly or ironically, but even then I’d say it would sound a bit ...

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Examples of mediopassive verb constructions
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As a native speaker I can assure you, that you would never say Die Wäsche trocknet sich. I guess, the reason would be, that (a) there is just no need for the reflexive "sich" and - probably more ...

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why takes a place "ein- in front of the most german verbs?
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In a way auswandern can be seen as a shortened herauswandern. In the same way einwandern is short for hereinwandern. And heraus and herein are of course opposites.

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Does this "sogar" qualify the comparative adjective "besser"?
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The difference between those three sentences is a rather subtle one, and it depends a bit on context and emphasis. Let's start with the last one: Es ist sogar noch besser erhalten als erwartet! (...

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Welche Präposition verlangt "Hinweise haben"?
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Der Satz Wir haben keine Hinweise für eine Manipulation unserer Daten. ist korrekt, was man spätestens an der Umformulierung erkennt: Wir haben keine Hinweise dafür, dass unsere Daten ...

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