English Sentence:

Due to black ice the vehicle left the road - but apart from a small dent nothing happened.

German Translation:

Wegen Glatteis, ist das Fahrzeug von der Straße abgekommen - aber bis auf eine kleine Delle, ist nichts passiert.

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wegen

because of, due to

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das Glatteis   (Pl: -)

black ice (thin layer of ice on the road)

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ist

is

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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 Fahrzeug   (Pl: Fahrzeuge)

vehicle, car

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von der Straße abkommen

to leave the road by accident

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aber

but, however

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bis auf

1. except 2. until 3. to

Here: except

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ein

a, an

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klein

1. small 2. little 3. short

Here: small, little, short

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die Delle   (Pl: Dellen)

dent

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ist

is

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nicht

not

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passieren

1. to happen, to occur 2. to pass through (e.g. customs)

Here: to happen, to occur

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