German English Dictionary

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sein in English:

1. be be


It can't be!
I'd be unhappy, but I wouldn't kill myself.
You'd be surprised what you can learn in a week.
Tell her you like her. Don't be afraid. She won't bite you.
The government cannot be seen to give in to terrorists' demands.
New forms of energy must be developed before oil dries up.
Part of the charm of a big city lies in the variety of styles that can be seen in the architecture of its buildings.
We will be studying at the University of San Francisco in September.
I am as happy as can be.
I will be through with my homework before supper.
How about going for a walk? "Why not? I'd be glad to."
The law now requires women to be employed on equal terms with men.
It is essential that some kind of compromise be reached between Pyongyang and Washington.
It might not be worth much, but you have my support.
In Japan, relations between neighbors are apt to be cooler than in USA.

English word "sein"(be) occurs in sets:

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Tätigkeiten - Activities
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2. his


His girlfriend is Japanese.
His beating four competitors in a row won our high school team the championship.
He sent me a letter to the effect that his poultry farm would go bankrupt sooner or later.
It will not be long before he recovers from his illness.
His favorite baseball team is the Giants, but he also likes the Lions.
Making model planes is his only hobby.
I've written his address on the back of the envelope.
Once in a while, he leaves his umbrella in the train.
He fell down from the roof, and what made the matter worse, broke his leg.
Looking at his face, you could tell that he was annoyed.
Shouldn't you overlook his indiscretions and forgive him?
He dropped in on some old friends during his vacation trip to New York.
He learned of his friend's death in the automobile accident when he came home.
What do you think of his suggestion?
His business has come to a standstill.

English word "sein"(his) occurs in sets:

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Pronouns - Pronomen
Personen - People

3. its


Everything has its limit.
In the automotive industry of the 1970's, Japan beat the U.S. at its own game.
A building with high ceilings and huge rooms may be less practical than the colorless block of offices that takes its place, but it often fits in well with its surroundings.
Unless Japan eliminates its unfair tariffs, the U.S. will impose sanctions.
The world's first Ferris wheel was built in Chicago. It was named after its contructor, George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.
In 1958, Brazil won its first World Cup victory.
Tom has been running around the office like a chicken with its head cut off.
By freeing thought from its object, Descartes made it possible to view the latter in strictly mechanical terms, reopening the way to science, suffocated for more than fifteen centuries under religious nonsense.
Part of the charm of a big city lies in the variety of styles that can be seen in the architecture of its buildings.
The world's greatest singers and most of its famous musicians have been fat or at least decidedly plump.
Although our universe is still young, theorists are busy exploring its ultimate fate.
You aren't cut out for the military because of its rigid discipline.
The attitude of the court toward young criminals is different from its attitude toward adult criminals.
Through genetic engineering, corn can produce its own pesticides.
He is inclined to look at everything from the standpoint of its practicality and is neither stingy nor extravagant.