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das = the/that ?

Is this a bad translation ? Wir essen das Brot. we eat that bread

May 6, 2012

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It can be both. When used with a noun, it's usually just 'the' unless when you speak you stress it. It will become 'that' when it's not with a noun. e.g. Das ist Brot (That is bread) or 'Das ist das Brot' (That is the bread).

May 6, 2012
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