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German Word of the Day - ankle (noun)

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Knöchel ankle (noun)

Der Athlet verstauchte sich den Knöchel.
The athlete sprained his ankle.

Ich bin auf der Treppe gestolpert und jetzt habe ich einen verstauchten Knöchel.
I tripped on the stairs, and now I have a sprained ankle.

Der obere Teil des Schuhs hat an ihrem Knöchel gerieben.
The top of the shoe rubbed the bone in her ankle.

den Knöchel verstauchen
sprain an ankle

angeschwollener Knöchel
swollen ankle

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German Word of the Day - duck (noun)

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Ente duck (noun)

Die Enten fliegen.
The ducks are flying.

Die Enten baden sich im Wasser.
The ducks are bobbing in the water.

Das Schnattern einer Ente schallt.
A duck’s quack echoes.

Enten im Norden fliegen für den Winter in den Süden.
Ducks in the north fly south for the winter.

braune Ente
brown duck

Entenjagd
duck hunting

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German Word of the Day - mechanical pencil (noun)

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Druckbleistift mechanical pencil (noun)

Der rote Druckbleistift hat einen grünen Radiergummi.
The red mechanical pencil has a green eraser.

Du kannst die Miene in einem Druckbleistift ersetzen, wenn sie bricht.
You can replace the lead in a mechanical pencil when it breaks.

roter Druckbleistift
red mechanical pencil

Druckbleistiftmine
mechanical pencil lead

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German Word of the Day - satisfied (adjective)

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zufrieden satisfied (adjective)

Der Mann ist zufrieden.
The man is satisfied.

Ich bin zufrieden mit der Note, die ich in meinem Mathetest bekommen habe.
I am satisfied with the grade I received on my math test.

zufriedenes Gefühl
satisfied feeling

sich zufrieden fühlen
feeling satisfied

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German Word of the Day - carpet (noun)

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Teppich carpet (noun)

Der Mann und die Frau tragen einen Teppich.
The man and woman are carrying a carpet.

Eine Person staubsaugt den Teppich.
A person is vacuuming the carpet.

Der Teppich muss in allen Schlafzimmern ausgetauscht werden.
The carpet needs replacing in all the bedrooms.

sauberer Teppich
clean carpet

einen Teppich tragen
carry a carpet

Schlafzimmerteppich
bedroom carpet

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German Word of the Day - sociology (noun)

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Soziologie sociology (noun)

Soziologie ist die Lehre von der menschlichen Sozialstruktur und -aktivität.
Sociology is the study of human social structure and activity.

Lehre der Soziologie
study of sociology

städtische Soziologie
urban sociology

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German Word of the Day - air conditioner (noun)

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Klimaanlage air conditioner (noun)

Externe Klimaanlagen sind recht günstig.
External air conditioners are quite cheap.

An einem heißen Sommertag läuft die Klimaanlage den ganzen Tag, um uns kühl zu halten.
On a hot summer day, the air conditioner works all day to keep us cool.

wandmontierte Klimaanlage
wall-mounted air conditioner

externe Klimaanlage
external air conditioner unit

zentrale Klimaanlage
central air conditioner

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German Word of the Day - intersection (noun)

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Kreuzung intersection (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 - nervous (adjective)

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nervös nervous (adjective)

Die Frau ist nervös.
The woman is nervous.

Der nervöse Geschäftsmann wartet auf das Interview.
The nervous businessman is waiting for the interview.

sehr nervös
extremely nervous

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German Word of the Day - dirty (adjective)

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dreckig dirty (adjective)

Die Gabel ist auf dem dreckigen Teller.
The fork is on the dirty plate.

Die Straßen der Stadt sind sehr dreckig.
The city streets are very dirty.

dreckige Klamotten
dirty clothes

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