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"Wenn er nicht kommt, fahren wir nicht."

Translation:If he does not come, we do not drive.

April 17, 2013

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nateo85

I put "If he doesn't come, then we aren't driving." Isn't that basically the same?


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

There's no 'then' in the German phrase, so they're not equivalent.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nateo85

True but in English you can say "then" after the comma or just leave the comma. Either way has the same meaning.


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

This is a pretty strange sentence in english

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