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Do I treat people like the pronouns they are? e.g. I use the conjugation of "they" for "Männer"

March 6, 2018

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You can say both:

Die Männer sind hier. (The men are here.)

OR

Sie sind hier. (They are here.)

Hope that's what you mean...


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It's the same as in English. So if you're referring to specific men you can use "they/sie", but if you're talking about men in general, you'd of course say "Men/Männer".

Edit: and yes, if it's multiple men, then you conjugate it as "they".

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