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I have seen, or heard, in a few films German speakers will sometimes drop the "ich" from this sentence, or the sentence "Ich weiss nicht''. Is this common? It was "das Boot", or that was one of the films. Or, you know, is it current speech? Sie verstehen...

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Dies passiert oft in die romanse Sprachen. Aber nicht Franzoersich.

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For learning: German
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    Yes, it's common in colloquial speech.

    Sometimes they omit the verb too. I think it is also practiced in English.
    Example: "keine Ahnung" (no idea). It should be "ich habe keine Ahnung".
    Guten Tag (ich wünsche Ihnen einen guten Tag) is another example.

    "weiß nicht" ist ein Slang wie im Englischen "dunno"
    Ich weiß nicht = I don't know

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