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"Han sto der borte."

Translation:He was standing over there.

December 5, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pgould3

Sorry, what is borte, again?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Luke_5.1991
  • der borte = over there

The phrase cannot be translated literally.


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

"Borte" means "gone" in Norwegian" and is used a lot. "Der borte" is a special expression, which indicates that he is so far away that he is almost gone.

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