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Sie (they / formal you)

Hello, I have something I've been questioning myself.

Let's suppose: Sie essen einen Apfel.

How could I tell if it is THEY or YOU (formal). is there anyway? Nop, right? The only way I could know is by the context of the conversation, isn't it?

April 12, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/olimo

Yes, you are right, the only way is by context. However, if "Sie" is not the first word, it is capitalized for "you" and not capitalized for "they".

April 12, 2013
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