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Unsere Streite und Auseinandersetzungen sind immer die Gleichen.

English translation: we always seem to argue and bicker about the same things

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04:05 Jun 13, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Unsere Streite und Auseinandersetzungen sind immer die Gleichen.
Does it mean
- the quarrel and argument is always the same.
or
- the quarrel and argument is always of the same topic.
Poj
Local time: 05:16
English translation:we always seem to argue and bicker about the same things
Explanation:
"die Gleichen" being plural means it's not one single specific thing they always argue about, just a tediously repetitive group of topics they argue and bicker about: clearly a couple who should go their separate ways!
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xxxEen
Local time: 22:16
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Summary of answers provided
nawe always seem to argue and bicker about the same thingsxxxEen
naOur quarrels and arguments are always the same.
Mary Worby


  

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4 mins
Our quarrels and arguments are always the same.


Explanation:
The German is as vague as the English. You can't tell whether it means they always fight about the same things, whether their arguments always have the same pattern, etc.

Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:16
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2770
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we always seem to argue and bicker about the same things


Explanation:
"die Gleichen" being plural means it's not one single specific thing they always argue about, just a tediously repetitive group of topics they argue and bicker about: clearly a couple who should go their separate ways!

xxxEen
Local time: 22:16
PRO pts in pair: 4
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Both answers are helpful. Thanks.
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