The beer costs 10 dm for a "mass" but it used to cost 7 dm

07:58 Feb 23, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: The beer costs 10 dm for a "mass" but it used to cost 7 dm
informative case present and past tense.
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naEine Maß Bier kostet 10 Mark, aber früher hat sie 7 Mark gekostet.
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
naeine Mass Bier kostet 10 DM, es hat aber einmal 7 DM gekostet.
Max Diez
naallingus
allingus (X)
naBier kostet 10 DM pro Maß, aber früher hat es nur 7 DM gekostet.
Alexander Schleber


  

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26 mins
Bier kostet 10 DM pro Maß, aber früher hat es nur 7 DM gekostet.


Explanation:
The DM could be replaced by Mark, which makes it a little less stiff aznd morte readable


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Alexander Schleber
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26 mins
allingus


Explanation:
Ein “riesiges” Bier kostet 10.- DM, aber es kostet früher 7.- DM


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allingus (X)
Local time: 10:17

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49 mins
eine Mass Bier kostet 10 DM, es hat aber einmal 7 DM gekostet.


Explanation:
Mass is the Bavarian measurement for one liter of beer.


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Max Diez
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4 hrs
Eine Maß Bier kostet 10 Mark, aber früher hat sie 7 Mark gekostet.


Explanation:

we have to use the same gender.
Or: Bier kostet 10 Mark pro Maß, aber früher hat es 7 Mark gekostet.



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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 17:17
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