"Ich trinke Wasser."

Translation:I drink water.

12/31/2012, 3:44:39 AM

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Does "I drink" literally mean the same thing as "I am drinking" in German? In English this could be interpreted as "drinking is something I do" vs. "I'm drinking at this exact moment."

2/4/2013, 6:30:09 PM

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Yes, there's no continuous tense in German, the exact meaning depends on the context.

2/7/2013, 6:12:05 PM
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