English Sentence:

The President of the United States is elected not by the people, but by the Electoral College.

German Translation:

Der Präsident der Vereinigten Staaten wird nicht direkt vom Volk, sondern durch das Electoral College gewählt.

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

president

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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 plural)

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Vereinigte Staaten

United States (of America), USA

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werden

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

Here: (auxiliary verb)

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nicht

not

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direkt

1. direct 2. outspoken, forthright

Here: direct

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vom

from, of

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das Volk   (Pl: Völker)

folk, nation, the people

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sondern

but

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durch

by, through

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das

1. the (nominative neuter singular) 2. the (accusative neuter singular) 3. that, this

Here: the (nominative neuter singular)

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wählen

1. to vote, to elect 2. to choose, to select 3. to dial a number

Here: to vote, to elect

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