English Sentence:

Items left on a shelf for a long time will gather dust.

German Translation:

Gegenstände, die lange Zeit im Regal stehen, verstauben.

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Words used:

der Gegenstand   (Pl: Gegenstände)

object, matter, subject

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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 (feminine definite article and plural form of der)

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lange

for a long time

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die Zeit   (Pl: Zeiten)

time

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im

at, in, on

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das Regal   (Pl: Regale)

shelf (noun)

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stehen

1. to stand 2. is written

Here: to stand

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verstauben

to gather dust

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