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Any difference between ... 1. "Was hat denn das zu bedeuten?" 2. "Was bedeutet das denn?" Do people ask the first question when they don't know what will happen next or why it is so? But the second question people will ask when they really don't know what a word or a phrase or some professional term directly means?
Feb 21, 2010 11:43 AM
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The first question shows that you are surprised. As if you don´t believe something is actually happening. The second question is more common. As you pointed out, it is used to ask for the meaning.
February 21, 2010
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