German Word: um
English Meaning: 1. about 2. in order to 3. at 4. up 5. for 6. around 7. after

Example Sentences:

Bitte kümmere dich um deine eigenen Angelegenheiten.
Please mind your own business.
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Wir kamen erst um Mitternacht nach Hause.
We didn't return home until midnight.
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Gestern war ich im Computerladen um einen neuen Scanner zu kaufen.
Yesterday I went to the computer shop to buy a new scanner.
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Um Zeit zu sparen hat er sein Diplom im Internet gekauft.
To save time he bought his diploma through the Internet.
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Ich spiele Tennis, um Stress abzubauen.
I play tennis to relieve stress.
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Benutzen Sie Ihre Maus, um den Text auszuwählen, den Sie kopieren möchten.
Use your mouse to select the text you want to copy.
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Um seine Schulden abzubezahlen, arbeitete er wie ein Berserker.
He worked like a madman to pay off his debts.
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