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"Not where, but how."

Translation:Nicht wo, sondern wie?

September 26, 2017

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

I'd say: nicht wo aber wie


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

When you are correcting something and replacing the first word with a correction, then the construction "not A but (instead) B" is nicht A sondern B with sondern.


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

Could this also work; "Nicht wo, doch wie"? Thanks


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

No.

You need sondern in this kind of construction.


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

Ah yes! I missed this — vielen dank!

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