Franck Thery
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difference EBEN and GENAU Hi guys, I see "eben" means "exactly". I know "genau" also means "exactly". Hear Germans saying "genau" all the time here in Germany, but never heard "eben". Can someone clarify this for me ? Thank you so much :)
Aug 22, 2018 9:03 AM
Answers · 2
Genau is real german,formal,how it's in the books. Thomas: Stop playing with food. Hör auf mit Essen zu spielen! Sarah: Exactly!Genau! And "eben" is informal (Umgangssprache,Slang ) to show you agree with someome. I argue with you and you agree and I want to say" you see!!" (I told you so) and in German I would just say "eben!!"
August 22, 2018
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