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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/agluck28

"Er begann bereits mit zwei Jahren mit dem Training."

March 4, 2013

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

I don't know exactly how to put this in good English, but they mean that "er" was two years old, when he started training.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/agluck28

Thanks. What you said makes more sense and the english it good as well.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/agluck28

Does anyone have a better translation than the one given? I can barely make sense of what they are trying to say in english. I was Thinking it might be something like 'He already began his 2 years of training.' Or maybe 'He began his training 2 years ago.'


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

How can one differentiate between 'bereits' === 'already' & 'bereits' === 'prepared'?


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

Maybe "ready" is "bereit" without S? in case not, they are in different positions within the sentence... an adjective and an adverb are not so difficult to mix up... or they are?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/christian
  • bereits (adv) = already

  • bereit (adj) = ready/prepared

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