English Sentence:

Because he has been unemployed for more than half a year, he now needs help from the government.

German Translation:

Weil er seit über einem halben Jahr arbeitslos ist, braucht er jetzt Hilfe vom Staat.

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weil

because

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er

1. he 2. it (regarding things)

Here: he

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seit

since

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über

1. about 2. over 3. more than 4. by means of 5. above 6. across

Here: more than

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ein

a, an

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halb

half, halfway

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das Jahr   (Pl: Jahre)

year

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arbeitslos

unemployed, jobless

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ist

is

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brauchen

to need

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er

1. he 2. it (regarding things)

Here: he

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jetzt

now

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die Hilfe   (Pl: Hilfen)

help, aid, assistance

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vom

from, of

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der Staat   (Pl: Staaten)

country, state

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