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sterben in English:

1. die die


He shall die.
We are born crying, spend our lives complaining, and die disappointed.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Die!
The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways — I to die, and you to live. Which is better God only knows.
In Germany, there's a superstition that if you light a cigarette off a candle, a sailor will die at sea.
The crocodile, which produces only male young in hotter weather, might die out too because there will be no females to breed.
I'll kill you! Knock your block off and grind you underfoot! You shithead! Die!
I'm so sorry about what I did. I wish I could just crawl into a hole and die.
Christopher Columbus once used the same joke 256 times in one day... thereby causing his entire crew to die of laughter.
Death is the point at which you can't be alive again. You can't die and then come back to life. If you think that happened, you weren't really dead.
The superior man is affected towards animals: having seen them alive, he cannot bear to see them die; having heard their cries, he cannot bear to eat their flesh.
After I die, I hope that people will say of me: "That guy sure owed me a lot of money."
When two armies oppose one another, those who can fight should fight, those who can't fight should guard, those who can't guard should flee, those who can't flee should surrender, and those who can't surrender should die.
Jealousy is always born at the same time as love, but it does not always die at the same time as love.

English word "sterben"(die) occurs in sets:

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2. dying dying


These flowers are dying.
The dying man made an effort to say something, but could not.
You think you are dying for your country; you die for the industrialists.
The doctors say the dying man should have kicked the bucket hours ago, were he an ordinary man, but he is still defying death.
There is definitely a way to quit the world and live like an hermit in the mountains, being self-sufficient and without contact with anybody while not dying like a dog.
Three nurses attended the dying minister night and day.
Dying is not the opposite of living: we spend our life living while we don't spend our death dying.
You'll work with me because it was your sister's dying wish.
There were cars burning, people dying, and nobody could help them.
Martial arts have their limits. You just have to look at Bruce Lee. He was the strongest but he couldn't help dying.
Dying is nothing. So start with living, it's less funny and it lasts longer.
The fish are dying, the Canadians say, because of what's known as acid rain.
The businessman is trying to keep his people on the go by keeping a stiff upper lip, but they are just acting like a dying duck in a thunderstorm.
The doctor did everything possible as a physician to save the life of the dying child; he also gave his blood to help the child weather the storm.
If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or is a Gurkha.

English word "sterben"(dying) occurs in sets:

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