"Where were you last night?"

Translation:Wo warst du gestern Abend?

August 1, 2017

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actually it's "gestern Nacht", not "gestern Abend".

August 1, 2017

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It can be both.

August 2, 2017

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Abend and Nacht are words with a similar meaning, true. But they are not nearly the same. Abend is definitely earlier.

August 2, 2017

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True. But still, last night in English can cover the period of time to which German refers as either gestern abend or gestern nacht.

Last night we met at 7pm. =
Wir haben uns gestern abend um 19 Uhr getroffen.

Last night I slept well. =
Ich habe gestern nacht gut geschlafen.

August 2, 2017

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good examples with a true insight. i stand corrected. thanks.

August 2, 2017
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