"When she dances, I dance."

Translation:Wenn sie tanzt, tanze ich.

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/EmmaRidge
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Is "wenn" not "if"? I can see it could work here but "if" it is not the more literal translation DL usually wants. Can "wenn" = "when" in some circumstances?

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https://www.duolingo.com/stepintime
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Well, "when" = "wenn", so sometimes "wenn" = "when" (instead of "if").

In this case, you couldn't tell from the German sentence if it's supposed to be "if she dances" or "when(ever) she dances".

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