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

"Die Umsetzung blieb jedoch aus."

March 7, 2013

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

Where did the jedoch go?


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

"Lost in translation". Good question. "BUT the realization failed to materialise. Jedoch >> but/however


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

I thought the 'jedoch' was the 'however' in the sentence?


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

I believe the "however" has been added since I commented.


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

You have a choice as to where the 'jedoch' can go in the sentence (just as in English)

the third sentence is the 'neutral' one

number one is a tiny bit more literary

number two emphasises the 'jedoch'

  1. Die Umsetzung jedoch blieb aus The realization however failed to materialize

  2. Jedoch die Umsetzung blieb aus However, the realization failed to materialize

  3. Die Umsetzung blieb jedoch aus The realization failed to materialize however

that's my point of view as a native speaker


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

Thank you. The nuances are so hard to pick up unless someone explains them. This is helpful.

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