Tag: formality

81 How rude is "Quatsch!"? 2011-05-24T21:00:32.343

50 Is it still good form to use a capital D for Du or Dir in a letter? 2011-05-25T10:01:51.363

33 Schlussformel für Beschwerdebrief? 2011-06-28T21:01:50.893

31 When is it OK to drop the first-person e, as in „Ich hab'“? 2011-05-29T09:26:34.970

24 Is "dingsbums" offensive, rude, vulgar, etc? 2011-06-02T11:30:07.717

24 Why do Netflix German subtitles always make use of formal pronouns? 2018-01-30T08:43:17.413

22 Why the switch from "ihr" to "Sie" in the following speech from Band of Brothers? 2016-11-13T18:06:42.363

21 How does a German say "Nice to meet you"? 2012-10-20T22:19:50.350

19 Is ‘hallöchen’ appropriate between a professor and a student? 2016-08-31T10:13:51.160

18 What are informal ways to say "good bye"? 2011-05-25T10:18:44.743

17 How should I say something like "I'm" instead of "I am" in German? 2015-08-07T06:45:10.470

17 What is the best way to say “gentle reminder” in German? 2017-01-25T08:20:16.177

16 If I'm on 'du' terms with the wife (my colleague), am I automatically on 'du' terms with the Husband too? 2011-06-07T06:11:26.573

16 Redet man den Weihnachtsmann mit "Du" oder mit "Sie" an? 2012-12-16T21:38:54.900

14 How to address more than one person in an E-mail? 2013-03-19T03:27:56.910

13 When to use "Weltanschauung" vs. "Ideologie"? Do they basically have the same meaning? 2011-07-17T16:43:06.780

13 Is it acceptable to add a "mal" after all verbs in imperative form? 2011-08-01T23:19:17.143

13 Generisches Maskulinum 2015-07-26T05:50:24.203

12 "Duzen" or "Siezen", when addressing two or more people 2011-08-23T12:49:31.317

12 Why isn't plural ihr used for Formal instead of Sie? 2016-05-04T20:57:06.940

10 How do German job ads specify both female and male role types? 2015-02-24T15:18:43.323

10 Grußformel zwischen „Sehr geehrte(r)“ und „Liebe(r)“ 2016-05-12T19:39:56.620

9 Sie/du reciprocity? 2012-03-03T09:37:54.817

9 Telling your conversational partner they can use "du" instead of "Sie" 2012-05-04T13:04:27.130

8 Wie sollte ich eine Lehrerin, die mich siezt, in einer E-Mail grüßen und verabschieden? 2011-06-30T20:13:24.097

8 Best way to address a business contact you're on a first name basis with in an email? 2011-09-26T08:29:54.723

8 "Lieber, sehr geehrter Herr X": wie antworten? 2013-05-19T18:15:47.550

8 Should a letter to a future host family be formal or informal? 2016-03-02T01:52:17.617

7 „Danke für Ihre Bemühungen/Mühe“ in Brief oder E-Mail 2016-12-13T08:23:20.997

6 Difference between singular and plural formal form of address 2014-01-04T10:32:30.007

6 I would like to give a book to a German friend as a gift, what is an appropriate dedication sentence? 2015-03-05T00:52:09.237

6 Grammatikalische Korrektheit von »was ich von der eurigen Arbeitsstelle erwarte« 2015-03-24T04:04:55.957

6 Ist es schlechter Stil einen Satz mit "deshalb" zu beginnen? 2017-05-11T09:21:34.967

5 Formal "attaching to the e-mail" in German 2014-11-04T15:41:28.657

5 Reminding of own identity at the beginning of correspondence 2016-05-15T06:47:56.607

5 Welches Verb ist formeller, um auszudrücken, dass man das Rauchen aufgibt bzw. einstellt? 2016-12-18T23:06:12.683

5 The correct ways to use Sie in nominative? 2017-07-05T00:30:43.427

5 Formal greeting without specific recipient 2017-08-10T09:25:44.833

4 Is writing "Herr Prof. X" exaggerated/mandatory? Is it old-fashioned? 2013-05-19T16:45:37.347

4 What is the polite way to ask if I should talk in 'Sie' or 'du' terms with the Person 2013-05-19T20:09:46.603

4 When to use 'Entschuldigen Sie' 2014-08-12T04:55:37.010

4 "Thank you for your consideration" am Ende eines Bewerbungsschreibens 2014-08-22T10:40:30.280

4 Unter welchen Umständen kann man die Schlussformel "mit herzlichen Grüßen" schreiben? 2014-12-04T13:15:46.277

4 How to end a complaint letter in German 2015-07-28T07:26:57.297

4 Usage of the ur- prefix 2017-02-01T14:13:06.373

3 Imperative with and without -e 2016-10-19T11:25:19.863

2 Liturgical or church German 2012-03-10T16:34:17.847

2 Case confusion: “der ausgefüllten Dokumente” or “die ausgefüllten Dokumente” 2013-08-22T09:31:57.310

2 What is the formal way to say "to say" in German? 2014-04-21T22:54:11.370

2 "Sollten Sie..." Questions 2014-11-04T11:33:32.527

2 Formal "Thank you for your business" in german 2014-11-05T00:23:39.087

2 Formal "total cost of services rendered" in german 2014-11-05T13:11:01.037

2 Formal "The works were performed in full" in German 2014-11-05T13:19:03.120

2 How to say “Thank you for being a valued customer”? 2015-03-20T10:01:11.217

2 Kurze Glückwunschformeln zum Neujahr 2017-01-15T17:05:30.860

2 Wie soll ich eine Bewerbung per E-Mail anfangen? 2017-03-17T15:00:57.747

2 How do you say 'Dear John,' in German? 2018-03-02T05:09:23.813

1 Formal "The Client has no claims as to the quality of works" in german 2014-11-05T13:25:26.930

1 Wie fragt man einen Chef Papiere zu unterzeichnen, aber ohne "du" oder "Sie" zu verwenden? 2014-12-15T10:43:29.883

1 Past tense in the news 2016-04-03T18:56:02.680

1 Hast du eine App, die Google Maps heißt oder die heißt Google Maps? 2016-10-11T21:34:13.310

1 German Salutations in Auto-Generated App Emails 2016-10-31T17:27:14.220

1 Using "bzw." abbreviated in a formal text 2016-12-21T11:31:57.740

1 "hingehen", "dort hingehen", "dorthin gehen" — Which of those is more accurate and formal to say "I want to go there"? 2016-12-21T16:22:57.743

1 Job interview related audios to download? 2017-04-27T07:18:13.733

1 Can "vorletzte oder letzte Seite" be shortened? 2017-06-06T12:27:52.247

0 Using "Ihr" as a formal singular "you" 2014-07-25T03:06:06.117

0 How to accept a contact request on a social networking site from higher ranked people? 2014-10-04T11:27:12.567

0 Formal cover letter greeting in German 2015-01-06T16:03:42.800

0 Asking a question in german, when to use 'zu' 2015-07-06T08:33:43.867

-2 Dankbarkeit für Öffnen eines Geschäfts ausdrücken 2014-08-25T18:18:47.333