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German Word of the Day - today (noun)

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heute today (noun)

Heute ist Samstag, der 10. September.
Today is Saturday, September 10th.

Ich habe heute viel zu tun.
I have a lot to do today.

Sie sieht heute wirklich traurig aus.
She looks really sad today.

die Hausaufgaben von heute
today’s homework

heute um 6:15 Uhr
today at 6:15

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German Word of the Day - decrease (verb)

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sich verringern decrease (verb)

Die Zahl der Leute, die einen Bauernhof bewirtschaften, verringert sich.
The number of people who farm is decreasing.

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German Word of the Day - plane ticket (noun)

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Flugticket plane ticket (noun)

Ich erwarb mein Flugticket online.
I purchased my plane ticket online.

Flugticket erster Klasse
first class plane ticket

Flugticket
airplane ticket

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German Word of the Day - truck (noun)

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Lastwagen truck (noun)

Lastwagen transportieren Güter über das ganze Land.
Trucks carry goods all over the country.

Lastwagenfahrer
truck driver

weißer Lastwagen mit rotem Streifen
white truck with a red stripe

weißer Lastwagen
white truck

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German Word of the Day - usually (adverb)

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normalerweise usually (adverb)

Ich esse normalerweise kein Frühstück.
I don’t usually eat breakfast.

Karotten haben normalerweise eine orangene Farbe.
Carrots are usually orange in color.

normalerweise spät
usually late

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German Word of the Day - older brother (phrase)

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älterer Bruder older brother (phrase)

Ich habe zwei ältere Bruder und beide sind Polizisten.
I have two older brothers, and both are police officiers.

Der ältere Bruder umarmt seine jüngere Schwester.
The older brother is holding his younger sister.

gemeiner älterer Bruder
mean older brother

älterer Bruder und jüngere Schwester
older brother and younger sister

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German Word of the Day - watch (verb)

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schauen watch (verb)

Der Stuhl ist am Pult angebracht.
The index finger is often called the pointer.

Die Fans schauen sich gerade ein Spiel an.
The fans are watching a game.

Die Touristen schauen den Sonnenuntergang an.
The tourists watch the sunset.

Die Touristen haben den Sonnenuntergang angeschaut.
The tourists watched the sunset.

Die Touristen schauen gerade den Sonnenuntergang an.
The tourists are watching the sunset.

Die Familie schaut Fernsehen.
The family watches television.

Die Familie hat Fernsehen geschaut.
The family watched television.

ein Spiel anschauen
one thing

ein Spiel anschauen
watch a game

einen Film anschauen
watch a movie

einen Film auf einem Großbildfernseher anschauen
watch a movie on a big screen TV

einen Sonnenuntergang anschauen
watch a sunset

Fernseh schauen
watch television

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