theunixgeek (theunixgeek) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Gehen vs Hingehen, Wo vs Wohin

 What's the difference between the words "gehen" and "hingehen," and "wo" and "wohin?" I haven't yet been able to figure out the difference between these sentences:

Wo möchten Sie gehen?
Wohin möchten Sie gehen?
Wo möchten Sie hingehen?
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