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

"Sonst kann man es ja nicht weiterleiten!"

February 8, 2013

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

What does "ja" do in this sentence?


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

So is it supposed to express something like: "Well obviously, otherwise you cannot forward it!" ?


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

I suppose so. It's meant as emphasis. Something like "Otherwise, one can't pass it on, right!?" Or duh! - although I'm sure that's more rude.


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

Can someone please explain why my answer was not right? - On the other hand, one cannot pass it on!


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

"sonst" doesn't mean "on the other hand".

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