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Difference between “wahr” and “echt”
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Wahr (true) is the opposite of falsch (false) while echt (authentic, real) is the opposite of unecht (fake, unreal).

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What's the origin of "Bock haben"/"Null Bock"?
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Die Herkunft von Bock aus dem Rotwelschen ist ein sich lawinenartig verbreitender Irrglaube, der durch die voneinander abkopierenden, frei editierbaren Wikis noch begünstigt und untermauert wird. Aus ...

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Should I use "für" in "Ich gehe für zwei Wochen zurück nach Hause"
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Both ones are correct. The first gains the time aspect a bit more. And it prevents the misunderstanding it could take 2 weeks to go home.

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Does "Ich hab dich lieb" mean the same as "Ich liebe dich"?
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"Ich hab dich lieb" can mean both ones, the stronger "Ich liebe dich" or an intermediate thing between that and "I like you / Ich mag dich". It depends on your girlfriend which one she's referring to.....

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German word for "passphrase"
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A chain of words is called Wortgruppe. So what about Kennwortgruppe? Sometimes it's as simple as that. Kennwortsatz sounds too much like a full sentence in its grammatical meaning. Losung sounds more ...

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Warum heißt es die Unicef?
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Die Leute bringen die Unicef automatisch in Verbindung mit der UNO (weiblich). Somit lag auf der Hand, auch die zu verwenden, da anderweitig keine Assoziation (ähnliches Wort, markante Endung, ...) ...

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