English Sentence:

The Tunisian ex-President was sentenced to 35 years in jail.

German Translation:

Der frühere tunesische Präsident wurde zu 35 Jahren Gefängnis verurteilt.

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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 (nominative masculine singular)

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früher

1. former, previous 2. earlier, sooner 3. in the past

Here: earlier, sooner

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tunesisch

Tunisian

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der Präsident   (Pl: Präsidenten, Fem: Präsidentin, Pl Fem: Präsidentinnen)

president

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werden

1. (auxiliary verb) 2. will, shall 3. to become

Here: (auxiliary verb)

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zu

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

Here: to

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fünfunddreißig

thirty-five, 35

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das Jahr   (Pl: Jahre)

year

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das Gefängnis   (Pl: Gefängnisse)

prison, jail

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verurteilen

1. to convict, to sentence 2. to condemn

Here: to convict, to sentence

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