German Word of the Day - jump (verb)


4
Jul
2015

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springen jump (verb)

Die Frau springt gerade in die Luft.
The woman is jumping in the air.

Der Mann springt gerade über eine Hürde.
The man is jumping the hurdle.

Der Mann sprang auf dem Gipfel eines Berges.
The man jumped on top of the mountain.

Der Delfin springt aus dem Wasser.
The dolphin jumps out of the water.

über eine Hürde springen
jump a hurdle

auf dem Gipfel eines Berges springen
jump on top of a mountain

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German Word of the Day - watch (noun)


3
Jul
2015

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Uhr watch (noun)

Die Armbanduhr ist nicht günstig.
The wrist watch is not cheap.

Diese Uhr sieht teuer aus.
That watch looks expensive.

silberne Armbanduhr
silver wrist watch

Armbanduhr
wrist watch

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German Word of the Day - remote control (noun)


2
Jul
2015

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Fernbedienung remote control (noun)

Bitte gib mir die Fernbedienung.
Please pass me the remote control.

Der Mann schaltet den Fernseher mit der Fernbedienung aus.
The man is turning off the TV with the remote control.

Fernbedienung für den Fernseher
television remote control

DVD-Player und Fernbedienung
DVD player and remote control

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German Word of the Day - turn off (verb)


1
Jul
2015

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ausmachen turn off (verb)

Die Kinder machen den Strom aus.
The children turn off the power.

Mach das Licht aus, wenn du den Raum verlässt, um Elektrizität zu sparen.
Turn off the lights when you leave the room to save electricity.

den Strom ausmachen
turn off the power

einen Fernseher ausmachen
turn off a TV

das Licht ausmachen
turn off the lights

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German Word of the Day - explain (verb)


30
Jun
2015

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erklären explain (verb)

Der Professor hat das Diagramm erklärt.
The professor explained the diagram.

Der Professor erklärt das Diagramm.
The professor explains the diagram.

Er erklärte es sehr verständlich.
He explained it very clearly.

Der Mann erklärt die Idee.
The man is explaining the idea.

ein Diagramm erklären
explain a diagram

Erkläre deine Aktionen.
explain your actions

eine Idee erklären
explain an idea

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German Word of the Day - draw (verb)


29
Jun
2015

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zeichnen draw (verb)

Der Künstler hat ein Bild gezeichnet.
The artist drew a picture.

Ich fragte den Zeichner mir ein Bild zu zeichnen.
I asked the illustrator to draw me a picture.

Der Künstler zeichnet Chinesische Schriftzeichen mit einem Pinsel.
The artist is drawing Chinese characters with a writing brush.

Die Kinder zeichnen und malen im Kindergartenunterricht.
The children are drawing and painting at kindergarten class.

ein Bild zeichnen
draw a picture

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German Word of the Day - small (adjective)


28
Jun
2015

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klein small (adjective)

Es ist ein sehr kleiner Hamburger auf dem Löffel.
There is a very small hamburger on the spoon.

Kleine Probleme können zu großen Problemen werden.
Small problems can become big problems.

Das Auto ist klein, aber sehr leistungsstark.
The car is small, but it’s very powerful.

kleines Küken
small chick

sehr klein
very small

kleine Größe
small size

kleines Auto
small car

kleiner Fehler
small mistake

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German Word of the Day - crossroad (noun)


27
Jun
2015

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Kreuzung crossroad (noun)

Biege an der Kreuzung von Main Street und First Avenue ab.
Turn at the intersection of Main Street and First Avenue.

belebte Kreuzung
busy intersection

Verkehrskreuzung
traffic intersection

Kreuzung von zwei Straßen
intersection of two roads

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German Word of the Day - strawberry (noun)


26
Jun
2015

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Erdbeere strawberry (noun)

Erdbeeren sind lecker und gut für den Körper.
Strawberries are delicious and good for the body.

Erdbeeren sind eine exzellente Quelle an Vitamin C.
Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C.

reife Erdbeere
ripe strawberry

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German Word of the Day - twelve (numeral)


25
Jun
2015

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zwölf twelve (numeral)

Die Uhr zeigt acht Minuten vor zwölf.
The clock reads eight minutes to twelve.

Ein Jahr hat zwölf (12) Monate.
There are 12 months in a year.

Nummer zwölf
number twelve

zwölf Uhr
twelve o’clock

zwölf (12)
12

zwölfsaitige Gitarre
twelve string guitar

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