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Whether in German 🇩🇪


in English in German S
whether ob
How to say “whether” in German? “Ob”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “ob” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on whether in German like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

German Sentences with the Word “Whether”

German sentence with “ob” English translation for ob S

Ich weiß es nicht, ob sie riskieren würden zu springen

I don’t know if they would risk to jump

ob du hast mich eingeladen , wäre ich gegangen.

If you had invited me I would have gone.

ob ich habe dich nicht kennengelernt.

If I hadn’t met you.

Wir würden uns freuen, ob sie sind uns zu besuchen gekommen.

We would be glad if you came to visit us.

ob sie Spanisch lernte, werden Sie mehr Jobs bekommen.

If you learned Spanish, you would get more jobs.

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Oh boy (ob) I dont know whether you should go. Ob = whether/if

9 months ago

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Tips to remember the German word “ob”:

1. Associate it with the English word “whether”: Since “ob” is primarily used to introduce indirect or reported questions, connecting it with the similar meaning of “whether” in English can help you remember its usage.
2. Practice with example sentences: Use “ob” in various sentences to practice its correct placement and understand its meaning in different contexts.
3. Create mnemonic devices: Create a memorable phrase or image that links “ob” to its meaning. For example, you could associate it with a picture of a question mark or think of a phrase like “I wonder OB I should do it.”

Explanations:
1. “Ob” is a subordinating conjunction in German.
2. It is used to introduce indirect questions or reported speech.
3. It cannot be used in direct questions, where “ob” is replaced by “wann” (when), “was” (what), or other question words.

Other words that mean the same thing:
There are no direct synonyms for “ob” as it serves a specific function in introducing indirect questions. However, you can use different question words depending on the context.

Alternate meanings:
In slang or informal language, “ob” can be used as a short form of “obwohl” (although), but this usage is less common and can be tricky to interpret correctly.

Examples of sentences using “ob”:
1. I wonder if she is coming to the party. (Ich frage mich, ob sie zur Party kommt.)
2. He asked me whether I had seen the movie. (Er hat mich gefragt, ob ich den Film gesehen habe.)
3. I’m not sure whether it will rain tomorrow. (Ich bin mir nicht sicher, ob es morgen regnen wird.)
4. She told me if I wanted to go with her. (Sie hat mir gesagt, ob ich mit ihr gehen wollte.)

Note: “Ob” is an essential word to introduce indirect questions in German and should be used carefully to avoid confusion. Practice and exposure to various sentence structures will help you become more comfortable with its usage.

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