English Sentence:

The auction house receives a commission on the sale of the painting.

German Translation:

Das Auktionshaus erhält eine Provision für den Verkauf des Gemäldes.

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Words used:

das

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

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das Auktionshaus   (Pl: Auktionshäuser)

auctioneers, auction house

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erhalten

1. to receive 2. to preserve

Here: to receive

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ein

a, an

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die Provision   (Pl: Provisionen)

commission, premium

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für

for

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den

1. the (accusative masculine singular) 2. the (dative plural) 3. that 4. whom, who 5. which

Here: the (accusative masculine singular)

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der Verkauf   (Pl: Verkäufe)

sale

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des

1. of the (genitive masculine singular) 2. of the (genitive neuter singular)

Here: of the (genitive neuter singular)

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das Gemälde   (Pl: Gemälde)

painting, picture

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