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German Grammar- English to German

How do you say, "My German grammar is bad" in German?

May 22, 2018

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The literal translation would be "Meine deutsche Grammatik ist schlecht".

But I think I would rather say something like: "Mit der deutschen Grammatik habe ich noch (große) Probleme". ("I still have (considerable) problems with German grammar"). This sounds more natural to me in German.

May 22, 2018

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Cool, thanks.

May 22, 2018

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Heike - Das war ein großartiger Satz und ich habe ihn meiner Phraseliste hinzugefügt.

May 23, 2018

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Meine deutsch Grammatik ist schlecht.

May 22, 2018

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The sentence is correct with a minor change: "Meine deutsche Grammatik ist schlecht". (I know, the declension of adjectives in German is a challenge ...)

May 22, 2018

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I'd also go with something more idiomatic than the direct translation. My preference would be to use the German verb sich schwertun (to find something difficult, to have difficulties with something): "Mit der deutschen Grammatik tue ich mir schwer."

May 23, 2018
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