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"Das ist nun wirklich nicht schwer!"

January 2, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IanPPG

I don't understand the purpose of nun in this sentence. Is it simply emphasis?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PatriciaJH

It took "That really isn't hard now;" in English, that "now" could either mean, it used to be hard and isn't anymore, or "now" could just be for placation or emphasis.

Does it work the same way in German, I wonder?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/blargblargblarg

that is now really not difficult warum ist diese falsch ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dvdtknsn

"Now that really's not hard!" <- this proposed answer doesn't look right!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/philster043

I've heard it expressed in English "now this really is heavy!" but never really heard it with "not" but I guess it'd be doable.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16

so where is the "nun" I had: That is now really not difficult. which didn't sound like great Eng. but it wouldn't be the first time. So i went for literal.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohnPickton

The English could be; "Now, that really isn't difficult!" maybe said to someone struggling to do something. But I only speculate.

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