English Sentence:

Guests and staff were forced to leave the hotel when a fire broke out.

German Translation:

Gäste und die Belegschaft mussten das Hotel verlassen als ein Feuer ausbrach.

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Words used:

der Gast   (Pl: Gäste)

guest

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und

and

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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 (nominative feminine singular)

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die Belegschaft   (Pl: Belegschaften)

staff, personnel, work force

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mussten

had to

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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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das Hotel   (Pl: Hotels)

hotel

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verlassen

1. to leave 2. to abandon 3. forsaken, deserted

Here: to leave

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als

1. as 2. when 3. than (comparison) 4. for

Here: when

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ein

a, an

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das Feuer   (Pl: Feuer)

fire

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ausbrechen

1. to break out (e.g. prison, illness, war, fire) 2. to erupt (volcano, riots)

Here: to break out (e.g. prison, illness, war, fire)

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