English Sentence:

Can you keep the children busy so I can work?

German Translation:

Kannst du die Kinder beschäftigen, damit ich arbeiten kann?

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kannst du

can you, could you

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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 (plural form of definite article)

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die Kinder

children

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jemanden beschäftigen

1. to employ sb 2. to keep sb busy 3. to bother sb, to matter to sb

Here: to keep sb busy

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damit

1. in order that, so that 2. with this

Here: in order that, so that

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ich

1. I 2. me, myself

Here: I

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arbeiten

to work

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kann

could, can, might, may

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