English Sentence:

"Those who decide are not elected, and those who are elected have nothing to decide." - Horst Seehofer (German politician)

German Translation:

"Diejenigen, die entscheiden, sind nicht gewählt, und diejenigen, die gewählt werden, haben nichts zu entscheiden."

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diejenigen

those people who ..

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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: who

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entscheiden

to decide

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sind

1. are 2. have

Here: are

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nicht

not

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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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und

and

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diejenigen

those people who ..

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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: who

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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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werden

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

Here: (auxiliary verb)

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haben

1. to have 2. to possess

Here: to have

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nichts

nothing

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zu

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

Here: to

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entscheiden

to decide

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