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Ich bin ins Kino gegangen.


I went to the cinema.

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Word Root Meanings
Ich n. (psychology) ego, the Ich
pron. I
bin v. first-person singular present of sein
sein v. of ist
v. (with a predicate adjective or predicate nominative) to be
v. (with a predicate adjective and an indirect object) to be
v. (auxiliary) forms the present perfect and past perfect tense of certain intransitive verbs
v. (intransitive) to exist; there be; to be alive
v. (intransitive colloquial) to have the next turn (in a game, in a queue, etc.)
v. (intransitive child language) to be it; to be the tagger in a game of tag
det. his
det. its (when the owning object/article/thing/animal etc., is neuter (das) or masculine (der))
ins contraction. (in)to the
in prep. (in + dative) in; within; at; contained by
prep. (in + dative) pertaining to
prep. (in + accusative) into
adj. in, popular
das art. the; nominative singular neuter of der
art. the; accusative singular neuter of der
pron. who, that, which (relative) (In a subordinate clause, indicates a person or thing referenced in the main clause. Used with neuter singular referents).
pron. this, that (demonstrative)
der art. the; definite article for several declensions:
pron. who; that; which
pron. (attributive stressed) that
pron. (indicative) him, he
pron. (differential) the one, him
Kino n. cinema
gegangen v. past participle of gehen
gehen v. (intransitive) to go
v. (intransitive) to walk
v. to walk (some distance); to go (some distance) by foot
v. (intransitive) to leave
v. (intransitive) to leave, to take off (airplane, train)
v. (impersonal intransitive) to be going; to be alright; indicates how the dative object fares
v. (colloquial intransitive) to be possible
v. (colloquial intransitive) to work, to function (of a machine, method or the like)
v. (colloquial intransitive) to be in progress; to last
v. (regional or dated impersonal intransitive with “auf” followed by a time) to approach; to be going (on some one)

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