English Sentence:

"How did you get that idea?" he asked surprised.

German Translation:

"Wie kommst du denn darauf?", fragte er überrascht.

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Words used:

wie

1. how 2. like (adj) 3. as 4. such as

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auf etwas kommen

1. to remember sth 2. to get an idea

Here: to get an idea

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du

you

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denn

1. because 2. anyway 3. for 4. in as much as 5. than 6. (adverb used in a question for emphasis or to express surprise)

Here: anyway

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darauf

1. after that 2. about it 3. on it

Here: about it

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fragen

to ask

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er

1. he 2. it (regarding things)

Here: he

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überrascht

surprised

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