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Heute gab man uns sehr viele Hausaufgaben auf.

Translation

Today, we were given a lot of homework.

Analysis


Heute
     n-n. today
     adv. today
gab ... auf
     v. first-person singular past tense of aufgeben
     v. third-person singular past tense of aufgeben
     aufgeben
          v. to give up on (one's efforts)
          v. (reflexive) to give up
          v. to abandon, to forsake, to relinquish
          v. (transitive, military) to surrender, to capitulate
          v. to lose hope, to resign, to quit
          v. (transitive, mail) to send, to mail
          v. (transitive, homework) to give
man
     pron. one; you; they; people (indefinite pronoun; construed as a third-person singular)
     adv. (colloquial, regional, northern Germany) just; only
uns
     pron. accusative and dative of wir: us
sehr
     adv. very
     adv. a lot
viele
     adj. strong feminine singular nominative of viel
     adj. strong feminine singular accusative of viel
     adj. strong plural nominative of viel
     adj. strong plural accusative of viel
     adj. weak masculine singular nominative of viel
     adj. weak feminine singular nominative of viel
     adj. weak feminine singular accusative of viel
     adj. weak neuter singular nominative of viel
     adj. mixed neuter singular accusative of viel
     adj. mixed feminine singular nominative of viel
     adj. mixed feminine singular accusative of viel
     viel
          pron. much, a lot
          adj. much, many
          adv. much, a lot
Hausaufgaben
     n. plural of Hausaufgabe homework.
     Hausaufgabe
          n-f. homework assignment


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