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    What's actually going on

    Can I say this?
    What's actually going on in Germany with you?

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    Re: What's actually going on

    Yes, but it's hard to imagine the context. Can you tell us more?
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    Re: What's actually going on

    I think the following sentences, provided they are correct, give a better discription of what I'm trying to say.

    What's the matter with you guys in Germany?
    What's the matter with you guys there in Germany?
    What's actually going on in Germany with you guys?

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    Re: What's actually going on

    "What's the matter ...?" usually means "What's the problem ...?" or "What's wrong ...?" Is that really what you're trying to ask?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What's actually going on

    Well I think Germany behaves quite strange when it comes to certain things.
    Take the energy turnaround, for example. This is not working at all. No one else in Europe does that.
    In this context I see my questions above. Probably you could also ask the following; What's up with you guys in Germany?

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