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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bob20020

So many ways to say sometimes. Can you explain them?

So far I've encountered manchmal, mitunter and more I think. Can a native or someone fluent explain them? Are they interchangeable?

July 8, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ally.x
  • 1464

it's like in English the difference between "sometimes" and "from time to time" ... what is the difference? not much.. that's how languages work


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bob20020

Oh so "mitunter" means "time to time".

So Mitunter gucke ich Fernseher??


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Scharing2

Sie sind austauschbar. I have an other one for you: "hin und wieder". Don't worry, it is all the same.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/daal39
  • 1636

Occasionally I say "ab und zu," at times I prefer "hin und wieder," now and then I use "manchmal, from time to time "von Zeit zur Zeit" seems best and every once in a while I say "mitunter." I'm not sure if these are all perfect synonyms, but they do pretty much mean the same thing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hannibal-Barkas

try "gelegentlich", occasionally

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