English Sentence:

We only had little petrol left, and shortly after that the car stopped.

German Translation:

Wir hatten nur noch wenig Benzin, und kurz darauf blieb das Auto stehen.

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wir

we

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haben

1. to have 2. to possess

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nur noch

only

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wenig

little, few, sparse

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das Benzin   (Pl: Benzine)

fuel, gas, petrol, gasoline

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und

and

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kurz darauf

shortly afterwards

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stehen bleiben

to halt, to stop

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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 Auto   (Pl: Autos)

car, automobile

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stehen bleiben

to halt, to stop

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