English Sentence:

British people are obsessed with the idea of owning a house.

German Translation:

Die Briten sind von der Idee besessen ein Haus zu besitzen.

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Words used:

die

1. the (nominative feminine singular) 2. the (accusative feminine singular) 3. the (plural form of definite article) 4. who 5. which 6. these

Here: the (plural form of definite article)

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die Briten

the British people

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sind

1. are 2. have

Here: are

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von

from, of, by

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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: the (genitive and dative feminine singular)

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die Idee   (Pl: Ideen)

idea

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besessen

obsessed

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ein

a, an

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das Haus   (Pl: Häuser)

1. house 2. home

Here: house

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zu

1. to 2. at 3. in 4. too 5. closed (e.g. door)

Here: to

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besitzen

to own, to possess

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