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

"Nein, nein, deswegen bin ich nicht hier."

December 27, 2012

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

My answer, "No, no, that's why I'm not here" should not have been taken since that's very different from "No, no, that's not why I'm here"


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

Is the person there? i.e. is the person there (but not because of a circumstance), or is the person not there (due to some circumstance), or can it be either


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

Since it says "hier" it means that the person is actually there. If she weren't there, it would instead be "da" (or "dort", but that's kinda outdated)

"Nein, nein, deswegen bin ich nicht hier." vs "Nein, nein, deswegen bin ich nicht da/gekommen."

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