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

"Niemand hatte sonst je davon erfahren, nicht einmal ihre Tochter."

January 16, 2013

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

What is the "sonst" doing in this sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sam.Goodman

"Sonst" can be understood as "else" and is used to fortify the meaning of "no one". So you would translate it as "No one else..."


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

Does anyone have a clue, why is the "sonst" separated from the "Niemand"?

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