German English Dictionary

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als in English:

1. than


He's shorter than Tom.
It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.
They say that girls spend more time worrying about how they look than boys do.
I've heard research has found that men are more likely to tell lies than women.
More than one hundred nations have approved the treaty.
When speaking to an international audience, it is perhaps best to speak English a little slower than usual.
To make up for his unpleasant experiences in the hospital, Tom drank a little more than he should have.
Rather than getting depressed, I'd probably feel hatred towards her.
You are richer than I am because your pay is double my pay.
Although he is gone, I still love him more than everything.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.
The city can be reached in less than 20 minutes by car from here.
It goes without saying that country life is healthier than town life.
Are you aware that Okinawa is closer to China than to Honshu?
Humanity has suffered more from war in this century than ever before.

English word "als"(than) occurs in sets:

und, oder, aber, also... - and, or, but, so...

2. as


I thought as much.
When he returned, he brought a baseball cap and gave it as a present to his friend.
As Tom and Mary spent time together, they began to get to know each other better.
As a new father, I gave my first child plenty of books.
Subway fares will be raised by nearly ten percent as of April 1, 2001.
I'd describe him as a middle-aged man in a yellow jacket, orange tie and a pink shirt.
We bought our new neighbors a clock as a housewarming gift.
James Bond was always depicted as a high roller in his movies.
This will go down in history as the greatest event that has ever taken place.
This is an example of the survival of the fittest, as it is called.
As a rule, I go to school before eight o'clock.
Mary had a little lamb whose fleece was white as snow.
The nation's trade balance improved last year as exports were strong, while imports remained steady.
A study reports that 53,000 Americans die each year as a result of secondhand smoke.
What is shown on television is, as it were, a reflection of what society is like.

3. when


When do we arrive?
When you can't do what you want, you do what you can.
If you don't want to put on sunscreen, that's your problem. Just don't come complaining to me when you get a sunburn.
When I have migraines, aspirin doesn't alleviate the pain for me.
It's a shame that I had to quit my job just when I was getting the hang of things.
It must be nice having someone who sticks around even when times get tough.
I never thought this rubber band would come in handy when I put it in my pocket this morning.
An animal can be much more dangerous when wounded.
When I ask people what they regret most about high school, they nearly all say the same thing: that they wasted so much time.
You opened up my eyes to what it's like when everything is right.
My roommate is prodigal when it comes to spending money on movies; he buys them the day they're released, regardless of price.
Don't come to me now with that. You should have said something when it originally happened.
It was really considerate of you to lend me $500 when I was in difficulties.
He's a different person when he's drunk, so I don't like to drink with him.
We were sitting peacefully at dinner, when all of a sudden the lights went out.