"Where are your things?"

Translation:Wo sind deine Sachen?

July 26, 2017

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Why not Dinge instead if Sachen

July 26, 2017

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At least where I live, this would a rather unusual way to ask. Its not wrong, but "possessive pronoun" + Dinge is kind of rare (and therefore might sound strange).

July 27, 2017

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Agreed. deine Dinge sounds really odd to me.

July 27, 2017

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I guess it's kind of like if you'd say "Where are your ...things?", really emphasising "things" almost in a derogatory way, that you don't really know or care what they are.

Sachen is more like "things/stuff", just what you normally need or carry around.

July 27, 2017
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