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1. In the winter the dry leaves fly around in the air.
2. It will soon stop snowing, then the weather will get better again.
3. Put coals into the stove, so that the milk will start to boil soon.
4. The good old man broke through the ice with his horse and fell into the cold water.
5. He died four or six weeks ago.
6. The fire was too hot. The cakes are burned black on the bottom.
7. He always eats eggs without salt and pepper.
8. My feet hurt so much. I believe, I have walked them off.
9. I was at the woman's and told it to her, and she said, she wanted to tell it to her daughter too.
10. I also don't want to do it ever again.
11. I am going to hit you around the ears with a wooden spoon, you monkey!
12. Where are you going? Shall we go with you?
13. The times are bad.
14. My dear child, stay down here. Those mean geese will bite you to death.
15. You learned the most today and were well-behaved. You may go home earlier than the others.
16. You aren't big enough to drink a whole bottle of wine. You have to grow some more first and get bigger.
17. Go, be so good and tell your sister she should finish sewing the clothes for your mother and clean them with a brush.
18. If only you had known him! Things would have turned out differently and he would be better off.
19. Who stole my basket of meat?
20. He acted as if they had hired him for the threshing; but they did it themselves.
21. Who did he tell the new story to?
22. One must shout loudly, otherwise he doesn't understand us.
23. We are tired and thirsty.
24. When we got home last night, the others were already lying in bed and were fast asleep.
25. The snow at our place stayed on the ground last night, but it melted this morning.
26. Behind our house stand three beautiful little apple trees with little red apples.
27. Couldn't you (all) wait a moment for us? Then we will go with you.
28. You (all) may not be so silly.
29. Our mountains aren't very high. Yours are much higher.
30. How many pounds of sausage and how much bread did you all want?
31. I don't understand you (all). You must speak a little louder.
32. Didn't you (all) find a piece of white soap for me on my table?
33. His brother wants to build himself two beautiful new houses in your garden.
34. That word came straight from his heart!
35. They did the right thing!
36. What kind of little birds are sitting up there on the little wall?
37. The farmers had brought five oxen and nine cows and twelve little sheep before the village. They wanted to sell them.
38. All the people are outside today in the field and mowing.
39. Go on, the brown dog won't hurt you.
40. I drove with the people back there over the meadow into the grain field.
Last Updated on February 8, 2010