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Sie and sie / Ihre and ihre

hello guys

am taking a german course and i remeber that i heard from the teacher that we Sie with capital s and sie wtih small s and the same situation with ihre . could someone tell me when can i use Sie and sie / Ihre and ihre ?

November 7, 2017

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Capitalized "Sie" means "you" in a formal way, as in "Können Sie mir helfen?" ("Could you help me?"), while "sie" (without capitalization) could either mean "she" or "they"; you will know this from the context, and the way verbs are conjugated. Duolingo is a great tool for that. Now the difference with "Ihre" and "ihre" is basically the same; capitalized "Ihre" is a possessive meaning "your" for the formal register, and non-capitalized "ihre" can either mean "her" or "their" depending, again, on the context and verb conjugations.

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November 7, 2017

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thanks a lot man . danke

November 7, 2017

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