English Sentence:

The surgery was successful, but he isn't out of the woods yet.

German Translation:

Die Operation war erfolgreich, aber er ist noch nicht über dem Berg.

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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 (nominative feminine singular)

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die Operation   (Pl: Operationen)

1. operation (e.g. military) 2. surgery

Here: surgery

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war

has been, was

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erfolgreich

1. successful 2. prosperous

Here: successful

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aber

but, however

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er ist

he is

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noch nicht

not yet

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über

1. about 2. over 3. more than 4. by means of 5. above 6. across

Here: over

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dem

1. the (dative masculine singular) 2. the (dative neuter singular) 3. this, that

Here: the (dative masculine singular)

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der Berg   (Pl: Berge)

mountain, hill

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