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"Does one ever know where one is going?"

February 14, 2013

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

why Je? what is that!!!!


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

It's an adverb! je and jemals describe the indefinite time aspect in 'ever' – Will you ever change? - Wirst du dich jemals ändern? – like, eventually, at any given time.


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

Weiß man je, wohin man geht? Why is 'man' on the second place in 'wohin man geht'? Can't it be 'wohin geht man'?


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

no, 'wohin man geht' is the dependent clause in this sentence, and german sentence structure dictates that the verb goes at the END of dependent clauses.

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