schon mal

Meanings

1.
already, before
(focus is not on the repetition but on the fact that it's familiar)
2.
ever, at some point
(in questions, very similar to just "mal" but with a little more "excitement" or "impatience")
Opposite (closest): noch nie
3.
already
(with a casual tone, for statements)

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Word of the Day - "schon"

A thorough look a the meanings of "schon" and why it is more than "already". With plenty of examples... and audio.

Vocab:

schon, schon wieder, schon mal


How to use "mal" like a German

The second part of our look at the meaning of "mal". This time the focus is on all the idiomatic uses and expressions.


Word Family

Root: *keu

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