English Sentence:

He is the black sheep of the family.

German Translation:

Er ist das schwarze Schaf der Familie.

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er ist

he is

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das

1. the (nominative neuter singular) 2. the (accusative neuter singular) 3. that, this

Here: the (nominative neuter singular)

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schwarzes Schaf

black sheep

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der

1. the (nominative masculine singular) 2. the (genitive and dative feminine singular) 3. the (genitive plural) 4. who 5. which 6. that one, this one

Here: (definite article for genitive and dative singular feminine and genitive plural)

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die Familie   (Pl: Familien)

family

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