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dünn in English:

1. sparsely sparsely


After the first five years in which people worked for free, the workers were paid, though sparsely.
a sparsely populated country

English word "dünn"(sparsely) occurs in sets:

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2. thinly thinly


They came from all over the world to make their homes in this new land, which was thinly populated by native Indians.
I like to spread my toast thinly with jam.

English word "dünn"(thinly) occurs in sets:

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3. skinny skinny


She was painfully skinny.
He opened his eyes and saw standing over him the skinny pale body of the doctor
It's more polite to say thin than skinny.
That man is skinny, but his wife is fat.
Would you ever go skinny dipping?
You're too skinny, you should eat more.
- It's so skinny. - So are you.
I was terrified when I saw this skinny boy, he said that he didn't eat since Monday!
My sister's skinny and me, I'm chubby.
Nowadays, models tend to be skinny.
a skinny model
He was thin before he went on that diet. Now, he’s skinny.
Some professional models look too skinny in my opinion
She's too skinny and looks quite ill!
The neighborhood has been gentrified. Now it's teeming with pretend hipsters slurping skinny lattes at Starbucks. They gather round coffee and free Wi-Fi like bees round a honeypot.

English word "dünn"(skinny) occurs in sets:

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4. thin thin


Stay thin.
Aren't you stretched pretty thin already?
I think fashion models today are too thin.
If you want to become thin, you should cut back on the between-meal snacks.
Who would have thought that she could be so thin and small?
At night, I put my bell pepper plants at the open window, so they can harden off a bit before I plant them outside, cause now they still have such thin stems.
The thin line between sanity and madness has gotten finer.
Fiber-optic cables are made up of tiny glass fibers which are as thin as human hairs.
The French are a really strange people: every other person who reads this sentence will check if the space before the colon is really thin and non-breaking.
She wore such thin clothes that she might well catch a cold.
In the carriage sat a gentleman, not attractive, but also not unattractive, not too fat nor too thin; one could not call him old, but he also was not too young.
It's a lot too thin that our henpecked husband in fact hooked up the wallflower.
No matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloney.
He had a little piano on wheels, and a poor thin monkey which sat on top of it.
The submarine had to break through a thin sheet of ice to surface.

English word "dünn"(thin) occurs in sets:

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