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Was ist der Unterschied zwischen das gleiche u. das selbe? Danke!

For learning: German
Base language: German
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    Das Gleiche (die Gleiche, das Gleiche) means similar and dasselbe (derselbe, dieselbe, ...written together) means exactly the same. For example, two persons use similar tooth brush but never the same tooth brush.
    Sie benutzen die Gleiche Zahnbürste, aber nie dasselbe.
    Here is an interesting article to read:
    http://www.spiegel.de/kultur/zwiebelfisch/zwiebelfisch-abc-dasselbe-das-gleiche-a-311593.html

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