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"My uncle lives in East Germany."

Translation:Mijn oom leeft in het oosten van Duitsland.

4 years ago

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Well then I would not speak in English about "East Germany" as this concept relates to the former GDR as does "Oost-Duitsland". Thought it was a historic statement...

4 years ago

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Alright, I've changed the best translation to "eastern Germany" to avoid this confusion.

4 years ago