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"Ob die das glauben würden?"

March 11, 2013

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

How is "die" used here on it's own?


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

The same way as "they" in the translation. "die" refers to someone unspecified (plural).


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

It's not an article but a demonstrative pronoun (see christian's link).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/blackno1

and why is "she" not accepted here? Can't "die" refer to a female?


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

In singular you'd have to use "Ob die das glauben würde?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/blackno1

oh, of course!!! Thanks! I overlooked the form of "würden". that was a stupid question of me... :-)

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