English Sentence:

The soldiers had to spend months living without running water or electricity.

German Translation:

Die Soldaten mussten monatelang ohne fließendes Wasser oder Strom leben.

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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 (feminine definite article and plural form of der)

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der Soldat   (Pl: Soldaten, Fem: Soldatin, Pl Fem: Soldatinnen)

soldier, serviceman

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mussten

had to

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monatelang

lasting months, taking months

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ohne

without

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fließend

1. fluent 2. running (of water)

Here: running (of water)

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das Wasser   (Pl: Wässer)

water

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oder

1. or 2. right?, is it? (end of question)

Here: or

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der Strom   (Pl: Ströme)

1. electricity 2. river 3. flow

Here: electricity

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leben

to live

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