German Advent Calendar 9 – 2 4 1

Written By: Emanuel Updated: December 6, 2021

Yourdailygerman Cryptic Calendar

“2 4 1”


Hello everyone,

and welcome to day 9 of our Advent Calendar.
And after our deep dive into the law yesterday, I think we deserve a nice, relaxing
Wait, why am I screaming…. so yeah, today we’ll do an exercise, and it’s something without speaking for once, because today, we’ll deal with

Multiple Translations

We all know (and love) that German often has multiple translation for an English word, each of which with its own little niche.

Today, we’ll go over a few of those and you can see if you know when to use which.
And don’t worry… not the complicated ones that involve grammar.
Just some easy pairs :).

I’ll give you a couple of sentences in English that have the same word in it, and two translations of that word.
And you basically have to match the words up with the sentence, by dragging and dropping them into the empty field.

Now, sometimes the two German words are “exclusive” so one only works for one sentence and the other ONLY for the other.
But there are also examples, where one word would fit both contexts while the other only fits one.

So, if you’re ready, then I’d say… viel Spaß :)!

And, how’d you do? I’m sure it was easy for many of you, but you never know :). Let me know if you have any questions about any of the pairs and if you want you can also share a few others that you find confusing.
Have a great day, and I’ll see you tomorrow.

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