Doppel gemoppelt

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In Germany there’s a saying, “Doppelt gemoppelt hält besser”. But is that really true? Well, in English we don’t need to say the same thing twice. 😉

Take a look at these examples.

Instead of …                              write …
5 pm in the afternoon                  5 pm or 5 in the afternoon
cooperate together                      cooperate
exactly the same                          the same

 

 

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Written by Christine Burgmer

24. June 2014