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"Ob die das glauben würden?"

March 11, 2013

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

March 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/christian
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March 11, 2013

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

March 11, 2013

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

March 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/blackno1

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

May 3, 2013

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

May 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/blackno1

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

May 3, 2013
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