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"Ich trinke Wasser."

Translation:I drink water.

December 31, 2012

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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."


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

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