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How is the symbol § called in German?

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Ambiguous Compound Words

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Stellen - Putting, or putting away?

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Why does "sattsehen" take accusative "mich", not dative "mir"? Even though it is not "me" that I'm looking at?

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Compound Word Neologism

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What is the equivalent of the expression "you're putting me on the spot?"

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einsetzen in + Dat./Akk

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Preposition "spezialisieren"

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Was ist der Unterschied zwischen »geben« und »abgeben«?

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How do you address "To", with "An" or "Zu"?

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Warum gibt es kein e im Plural weniger "Für weniger kritische Gemüter stellte es jedoch eine große Beruhigung dar."?

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Did German have a "possessive apostrophe"?

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Pronoun endings in Akkusative Objects for "mein"

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Spezielle Bedeutung von »Aedificium«

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Is this the correct way to ask "Is this your first time on the island XY?"

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How to properly say "bail on somebody" in German?

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Expressing "off the hook" in German

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Why does German often use "halb" in a hyperbolic expression like "eine halbe Ewigkeit"?

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What can you say for "Nebenkampfplatz"?

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Modal particles in Academic writing

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How do you give a date interval with diffuse dates?

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What were the main German words for a prostitute before 1800?

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How do you say "it was nothing more than that" in German?

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Trennbare Verben und Präpositionen (Wortstellung)

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Warum heißt es "hat gebrannt" statt "ist gebrannt"?

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"von weiterem nicht zu reden" in a Kurt Kusenberg story