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German Word of the Day - forearm (noun)

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Unterarm forearm (noun)

Ich habe ein Herz auf meinen Unterarm tätowiert, knapp über meinem Handgelenk.
I have a heart tattooed on my forearm just above the wrist.

Unterarm und Faust
forearm and fist

mein haariger Unterarm
my hairy forearm

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German Word of the Day - receive (verb)

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bekommen receive (verb)

Der Mann bekam Geld.
The man received money.

Der Mann bekommt Geld.
The man receives money.

Ich bekam eine Postkarte von meiner Freundin.
I received a postcard from my girlfriend.

Geld bekommen
receive money

eine Postkarte bekommen
receive a card

einen Weckruf bekommen
receive a wake-up call

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German Word of the Day - present (noun)

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Geschenk present (noun)

Und das ist dein Geburtstagsgeschenk.
And this is your birthday present.

An meinem zweiten (2.) Geburtstag war mein Geschenk ein Kuscheltier.
On my second (2nd) birthday my present was a stuffed animal.

Du musst anwesend sein, um die Vorlesungen hören zu können.
You must be present in order to hear the lectures.

blaue Schleife auf einer Box
blue bow on box

großes Geschenk
big present

Sei anwesend.
be present.

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German Word of the Day - leaf (noun)

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Blatt leaf (noun)

Durch zu viel Wasser wird das Blatt gelb werden.
The leaf will turn yellow with too much water.

gelbes Blatt
yellow leaf

grünes Blatt
green leaf

Glühwürmchen auf einem Blatt
firefly on a leaf

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German Word of the Day - kick (verb)

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schießen kick (verb)

Der Spieler schießt den Fußball.
The player is kicking the soccer ball.

den Ball schießen
kick the ball

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German Word of the Day - surf the internet (phrase)

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im Internet surfen surf the internet (phrase)

Ich surfe jeden Abend im Internet, bevor ich ins Bett gehe.
I surf the internet every night before bed.

Der Mann surft gerade am Computer im Internet.
The man is surfing the internet on the computer.

Der Mann surfte an seinem Computer im Internet.
The man surfed the internet on the computer.

Der Mann surft am Computer im Internet.
The man surfs the internet on the computer.

auf einem Laptop im Internet surfen
surf the net on a laptop

für eine Stunde im Internet surfen
surf the internet for an hour

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German Word of the Day - sidewalk (noun)

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Bürgersteig sidewalk (noun)

Auf dem Bürgersteig zu laufen ist sicher.
Walking on the sidewalk is safe.

auf dem Bürgersteig laufen
walk on the sidewalk

gekrümmter Bürgersteig
curving sidewalk

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German Word of the Day - rabbit (noun)

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Kaninchen rabbit (noun)

Der braune Hase isst Blätter im Garten.
The brown rabbit is eating leaves in the garden.

Kaninchen sind wirklich süß und schmecken auch gut.
Bunny rabbits are really cute and taste good also.

Ich habe noch nie Hase gegessen.
I have never eaten rabbit.

Der Hase ist im Feld.
The rabbit is in the field.

Kaninchen
bunny rabbit

Kanincheneintopf
rabbit stew

brauner Hase
brown rabbit

weißer Hase am fließenden Fluss
white rabbit by running river

weißer Hase im grünen Gras
white rabbit in the green grass

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German Word of the Day - wake up (verb)

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aufwachen wake up (verb)

Wenn der Hahn kräht, werde ich aufwachen.
When the rooster crows, I will wake up.

Ich wache jeden Morgen um sechs Uhr auf.
I wake up every morning at six o’clock.

Die Frau wacht auf.
The woman is waking up.

Der Junge wacht auf und verlässt sein Bett.
The boy wakes up and leaves his bed.

Der Mann wacht auf.
The man is waking up.

Zeit aufzuwachen
time to wake up

am Morgen aufwachen
wake up in the morning

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German Word of the Day - musical instrument (noun)

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Musikinstrument musical instrument (noun)

Spielst du ein Musikinstrument?
Do you play a muscial instrument?

Es gibt viele verschiedene Arten von Musikinstrumenten.
There are many kinds of musical instruments.

Saite eines Musikinstruments
musical instrument string

ein Musikinstrument spielen
play a musical instrument

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