Tag: word-choice

43 Difference between "weil" and "denn" 2012-12-07T04:16:36.000

42 Why is "Fräulein" considered offensive, as opposed to "Frau"? 2011-06-04T01:04:47.310

40 How to distinguish between a female friend and a girlfriend? 2011-06-05T16:54:43.473

36 What's the difference between "genau" and "stimmt"? 2011-06-09T04:42:09.147

35 What's the difference in usage between "machen" and "tun"? 2011-06-13T05:51:43.273

34 Was ist der Unterschied zwischen "Worte" und "Wörter"? 2011-06-17T11:18:38.530

32 Grammatisch oder grammatikalisch? 2011-05-24T21:06:11.543

28 How to refer to a woman based on her age? 2015-11-17T08:57:27.560

27 Eifersucht vs. Neid 2011-05-24T21:51:30.860

27 When to use "bezahlen" and when "zahlen"? 2013-06-27T18:50:43.963

24 Seit wann sind Dirnen nicht mehr anständig? 2015-07-15T19:07:54.530

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

23 What is the best German translation for the useful word "issue" when describing a problem? 2012-02-10T15:33:11.710

23 Word meaning "to use" – "verwenden", "anwenden", "benutzen", "nutzen", "gebrauchen" 2013-10-27T17:35:39.647

21 Wie spricht man von der deutschen Sprache? 2011-06-01T00:44:49.783

21 Is there a difference in meaning or correctness between “anderthalb” and “eineinhalb”? 2011-08-07T14:37:17.733

21 Is "sitt" really a German word? 2012-11-23T10:15:21.553

20 When should you use "erst" rather than "nur"? 2011-06-07T08:42:03.483

19 Welche Bedeutung hat das Wort "an", wenn es eine Speise beschreibt? 2013-04-08T18:11:14.027

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

18 In which situations would you use either "Toilette", "Klo", "WC" or "Bad"? 2011-08-08T15:51:05.543

18 Redewendung wenn man an ein fremdes Telefon gehen muss 2011-09-29T13:28:21.423

17 Selbst oder selber? 2011-06-02T10:44:08.157

17 Ist irgendwo nachzuschlagen, mit welchem Adjektiv ein Substantiv "gemessen" wird (ist eine Geschwindigkeit hoch oder groß oder beides)? 2012-06-01T16:28:26.633

17 Schweizerisch oder Schweizer? 2012-12-09T18:33:09.210

17 Is there a difference between "anschalten" and "einschalten" 2013-01-18T09:20:37.670

17 „Haben Sie etwas [mit/aus/?] Fisch?” 2014-05-22T08:37:34.543

17 What is the function of "stein" in "steinreich?" 2014-08-24T18:01:23.800

16 Wann benutzt man "laufen" und wann "rennen"? 2013-12-29T14:22:05.810

16 Is there a difference in the meaning of "Kein Zugang" and "Kein Zutritt"? 2016-08-17T10:58:25.097

15 When to use "spendieren" rather than "spenden"? 2012-09-24T11:33:11.937

15 Was ist der Unterschied zwischen „Dunkelheit“ und „Finsternis“? 2012-11-19T10:40:20.117

15 Using “nach” or “zu” for landmarks and similar 2014-11-07T17:16:41.413

15 Wie buchstäblich kann ein Seitensprung sein? 2015-04-22T09:44:18.910

15 Wieso heißt es „Universität zu Köln“? 2015-10-26T00:16:46.217

15 Desinstallation und Desaktivierung 2016-03-20T23:00:50.920

15 Polite way to say "I don't care"/"Das ist mir egal"? 2017-02-09T15:24:53.633

14 What's the difference between "Dialekt" and "Mundart"? 2011-06-13T00:44:28.410

14 Differences between "obwohl" and "obgleich" and when to use them? 2011-06-14T15:38:28.800

14 Welche Abkürzung für »gegebenenfalls«? 2012-07-04T09:51:44.167

14 Difference between "Ich möchte" and "Ich hätte gern(e)" and "Ich würde gern(e)" 2015-03-28T17:46:56.073

14 What is the most natural way to ask what something is if it has plural number? 2015-11-10T02:41:48.683

13 What term is more correct — "achronologisch" or "antichronologisch"? 2011-06-01T11:00:51.050

13 Which words or phrases should non-native speakers avoid to prevent unintentional offense? 2011-06-04T13:56:41.077

13 Differences between "Klausur", "Prüfung" and "Examen" 2012-01-24T05:50:29.927

13 Umgangssprache für «on second thought» 2012-11-28T10:43:49.413

13 "wenn" vs "falls" 2012-12-26T14:41:54.340

13 “Especially because” in German 2015-10-04T22:20:56.657

12 Ist der Gebrauch von „zeitgleich“ als Synonym für „gleichzeitig“ neueren Ursprungs? 2011-06-09T14:30:02.817

12 "Rezept" vs. "Rezeptur" 2011-06-23T21:27:30.517

12 Can I use "siehe" when writing to a person with whom I am "per Sie"? 2012-01-16T12:23:21.103

12 What's the difference between "ehrlich" and "wirklich"? 2012-04-04T20:47:52.147

12 Is there a difference between "Messer" and "Kniff?" 2012-04-30T22:00:40.227

12 How to know which form of "all, alle, allen, aller, allem, alles" to use? 2014-02-17T21:19:48.177

12 German equivalent of "..., though" 2014-04-07T10:53:21.463

12 Best German expression for being metaphorically "rusty" 2014-07-23T16:35:12.793

12 Difference between "Ordnung" and "Reihenfolge" 2016-07-28T08:20:35.070

12 How to ask for a bank account "upgrade"? 2018-01-16T12:50:55.773

11 Welche Bedeutungen kann das Adjektiv "günstig" haben? 2011-05-27T07:17:23.797

11 Personalpronomen für „jedermann“? 2011-05-31T21:44:01.253

11 Distinction "prüfen" vs. "überprüfen" 2011-08-09T17:33:18.413

11 What English IT Phrases/Words Should Not be Translated into German? 2012-01-10T02:25:59.933

11 What's the difference between "der Fehler" and "der Irrtum"? 2012-01-31T16:06:09.087

11 "Sich bewerben um" oder "für"? 2012-05-18T14:03:04.570

11 "IT" oder "EDV"? Empfindet man "IT" als Anglizismus? 2012-11-26T00:22:34.017

11 Wo liegt der Unterschied zwischen "nun" und "jetzt"? 2014-05-24T22:43:09.703

11 Wann Drache und wann Drachen? 2014-06-09T21:04:00.830

11 Is there any difference between "laufen" and "rennen"? 2014-12-08T14:58:14.513

11 Gibt es den Ausdruck "verodern/verodert"? 2015-01-11T23:27:31.763

11 "Jubiläum" ein Begriff mit positiver Konnotation? 2015-04-20T20:14:13.403

11 Was ist der Unterschied zwischen "unterstützen" und "befürworten"? 2015-07-15T06:21:12.383

11 How to find which variations city names are used in daily speech? 2015-08-23T11:53:54.943

11 “Es gibt” or “Es hat”? 2015-09-25T05:28:15.450

11 Interjektionale Anrede für Unbekannte 2015-11-18T19:19:47.097

11 Welches ist das neutralste Verb für den Geschlechtsakt? 2016-01-20T21:03:46.883

11 How to distinguish killer types? 2016-02-15T07:32:56.447

11 „Das ist mir Wurst“: Etymologie/Bedeutung? 2017-02-08T09:21:30.027

11 Is "Rotenstrand" a correct term? 2017-12-05T00:13:16.667

10 Hat sich seit Windows Vista der Gebrauch von "Sanduhr" verändert? 2011-06-07T05:35:06.283

10 Is There More Than One German Word For "Free"? 2011-07-27T21:21:23.547

10 Why is "erstmal" not recognized by my spellchecker and is "erstmals" correct? 2011-08-18T11:04:10.580

10 What Are Ways to Say "Out of Date" In German? 2011-08-22T14:37:20.063

10 What is the difference between "besprochen" and "gesprochen"? 2011-09-27T13:31:44.530

10 What is a better verb for "Fotos machen"? 2011-09-29T12:19:59.113

10 What are "Marmelade", "Konfitüre", or "Fruchtaufstrich"? 2011-11-16T11:46:03.957

10 How to say "take a joke" in German 2012-07-19T21:40:20.377

10 Wann sagt man "physikalisch" und wann "physisch"? 2013-10-10T21:20:47.400

10 Difference of “da” and “weil” 2013-12-31T23:29:47.830

10 When would one use “Zahl” and when “Anzahl”? 2014-11-14T08:41:31.037

10 Are "nie" and "niemals" always interchangeable? 2015-02-02T20:02:47.533

10 Kann man »gegen« jemanden oder etwas diskriminieren? 2016-06-23T01:00:38.153

10 The difference between “sich darauf freuen” and “sich darüber freuen”? 2016-08-22T21:35:35.283

10 Unterschied zwischen »Pasta« und »Paste« 2016-08-24T07:57:55.357

9 “Telefonieren” vs. “anrufen” 2011-06-22T22:26:37.837

9 Difference between "ist um die Ecke" and "liegt um die Ecke" 2011-07-10T14:26:09.173

9 Translation of "intervention" as in "orchestrated attempt by family and friends to give someone help with an addiction." 2011-07-13T18:09:07.000

9 Stiefväterlich behandeln? 2011-08-18T07:52:14.590

9 Is there a difference in the usage of "eben" vs. "vorhin"? 2011-09-09T10:44:56.013

9 Is there a difference in usage of "Klassenkamerad" vs. "Schulfreund"? 2011-11-01T13:24:58.540