"Hallo, meine Frage steht schon im Betreff."

Translation:Hello, my question is already in the subject.

March 27, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/Soglio

? Does this sentence make any sense in German or English?

March 27, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/kyky

When you're writing an email, there is the mail, the line with the address and the line with topic of the email. The latter is called "Betreffzeile" (Zeile - line).

March 27, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Soglio

Thank you! That makes perfect sense. And I would never have figured that out by myself, so I especially appreciate the help.

March 27, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/mtravels

The use of "Hallo" in Germany makes for a sometimes tricky translation situation. It is often used as a wake up call ranging from polite to a get your head out of the sand (or elsewhere) use. Ignoring the Hallo part, I suspect that this sentence actually translates better as "My question is on topic". Perhaps stated in the context of someone attempting to evade a question.

April 14, 2013
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