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Old March 22, 2011, 03:19 AM
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Originally Posted by laepelba View Post
"sauer" - is that a BrE spelling? In the US, we spell it: "sour"....
We do too in BrE, what I wrote was German (as in Sauerkraut). I confess I was using a table of ser/estar differences from a Spanish grammar book written in German. (That is why one or two of the verbs don't really count, but they were in the list because it makes a difference when translated into German.)

There are some words in German and English which have almost identical pronunciation (like sour/sauer) and being a little dyslexic, I often confuse the two languages.
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