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"Nun, dieses Paket wurde zu teuer."

April 19, 2013

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i admit that i'm still a little shaky with the passive tense and find the different senses/uses of 'werden' often elusive here (i don't quite understand why) and am hoping someone could explain to me whether/why could this not be understood in the passive sense of "this package WAS too expensive." Vielen Dank

April 19, 2013

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I'm afraid I can't properly answer you. Although, "This package was too expensive," would be "Dieses Paket war zu teuer."

My grasp of passive is also weak, and would greatly appreciate an explanation. Wurde, war and wäre are one big clump to me.

April 3, 2014
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