Adjectives for German | Words to describe German


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  • 1. This belonged to a fat German named Gus Schmidt, who knew the Rovers fairly well. 🔊
  • 2. Kilian frowned; he didn't like to see his nephew ordered to do anything by this unpleasant German. 🔊
  • 3. And modern science seems determined, that the sagacious German shall not be at fault even in this predication. 🔊
  • 4. Hatch was the first man out, but the big German was so close a second that he knocked his smaller partner down and fell over him. 🔊
  • 5. Here was a small stand with a flaring gasoline torch, at which an old German was selling apples and other fruit. 🔊
  • 6. A great big beefsteak with mushrooms as big as dollars and piping-hot German fried potatoes and onions. 🔊
  • 7. SAHLIN, NILS G. Minimum German. 🔊
  • 8. Evidently this persistent German had been following the ships all that time, looking for a favourable opportunity to discharge his torpedo. 🔊
  • 9. One of them had even taken, as if he were his brother, the head of a wounded German in his left hand to support it. 🔊
  • 10. See here," added the consul in a serviceable Viennese German of his own construction. 🔊
  • 11. The still cautious German, after an hour or so of this kind of execution, would submerge and approach within a few hundred yards. 🔊
  • 12. I account him one of the real creators of the modern German navy, second only to von Tirpitz himself. 🔊
  • 13. My doubts as to the capital's temper toward war were resolved, my cherished confidence in the average German's fundamental love of peace shattered. 🔊
  • 14. You had to hear it rasped with the ferocity of snarling, guttural German, they would say, to gain even an approximate idea of its power. 🔊
  • 15. So it is with these German students; no sooner have they taken German in hand than there is nothing like German. 🔊
  • 16. When the war broke out there was not a single German in Morocco who was not certain that the natives would rise in revolt against France. 🔊
  • 17. Never before, I imagine, was the modern German, in his inimitable idiom, given so furiously to think. 🔊
  • 18. At last the good-natured old porter of our hotel told me, in his rough Baltic German, how to meet these mysterious minstrels to advantage. 🔊
  • 19. Hitherto I have not mentioned the different German vessels which visited United States ports during the war. 🔊
  • 20. He sent his last drum at the persistent German, and, noting that the other was swooping around to attack again, went into the dangerous spinning nose dive. 🔊
  • 21. The Germans never cease recalling and von Hertling has just repeated the fact that eighty-seven per cent of the Alsatians speak German. 🔊
  • 22. But the situation most frequently selected for holding a court was some place under the blue canopy of heaven, for the free German still retained the predilection of his ancestors for open space and expansion. 🔊
  • 23. The other man, a slender German of five and twenty, with the massive forehead of a scholar and the tumble-home chin of a degenerate, did not trouble to reply. 🔊
  • 24. In the small hotels in little provincial towns the meals are served at the times that the middle-class German of the north usually eats them, and are an inferior copy of what he gets in his own home. 🔊
  • 25. A splendid testimony of this was given at the great German bazaar which was held in New York in aid of the Red Cross. 🔊
  • 26. A corporal and five grenadiers of the old guard who could all speak German, and had still to earn their decoration, were also summoned, and voluntarily agreed to go with me. 🔊
  • 27. There is no such number in the modern German, Danish or Swedish; in the old German and Norse there was. 🔊
  • 28. The native German is trained, of course, both to give and take orders well, the result of the whole system of government, both of the family and of the nation. 🔊
  • 29. But with the exception of a few dynastic, clerical and capitalistic interests, German-Austria is to-day German, not Austrian. 🔊
  • 30. The whole German first line had gone, and large parts of the second line west of Navarin Farm and east of Tahure had been captured. 🔊
  • 31. This inter-penetration of mouldings is found also on the aisle side of the main piers of the choir, and is more characteristic of later German Gothic than of English. 🔊
  • 32. Their first sentences, in whispered German, told me who they were: the landlord of the inn where I was lying a helpless log, and the village doctor who had been called in. 🔊
  • 33. They rustled, and the listener knew that they were English notes so that they could not be traced so easily as those which the unscrupulous German contractor might withdraw from his own bank in Berlin. 🔊
  • 34. He tells us he came over from Livonia in the winter of 1521, and was among the four thousand German veterans that counted on entering Stockholm in the spring. 🔊
  • 35. And, as Colonel von Scheurer well knew, no spy who did not understand German would have been sent to enlist in the German Army. 🔊
  • 36. No single drop of blood of a single German soldier may be sacrificed to gratify the lust for power of the Austrian autocracy, the Imperial profit-interests. 🔊
  • 37. When I undertook to translate the Bible into German, my aim was to speak German, not Latin or Greek. 🔊
  • 38. If I was "not an American," it had taken the Imperial German Foreign Office thirteen years to make the discovery. 🔊
  • 39. The translator has sought to reproduce the simple German in equally simple English, even at the risk of transferring German idioms into the English text. 🔊
  • 40. Eydtkuhnen, the famous German frontier station opposite the Russian border town of Wirballen, was now reported occupied by Russian cavalry detachments. 🔊
  • 41. Carranza, Venustiano, succeeds Huerta, 309; recognized by United States, 310; permits German intrigue, 316. 🔊
  • 42. She taught me to read English, French, and German between my eighth and tenth years; but then we all knew German in our cradles, as my mother had for us a nurse from her own land. 🔊
  • 43. I was invited to lunch with a wealthy German gentleman; a very wealthy German, I say, one of the pillars of your city and front door-step of your council, and who would be the steeple of your exchange, if it had one. 🔊
  • 44. In justifying the destruction of churches, cathedrals, etc., Herr Mittelmann asserts that "one single German soldier is of more worth than all the art treasures of our enemies" (p. 12). 🔊
  • 45. Not only had the British flag been beaten in percentages but also in absolute figures; in the year 1912-1913 German trade to Antwerp increased by 400,000 tons, while that of Great Britain decreased by 200,000 tons. 🔊
  • 46. The individual German fulfils his life's mission by absorption into Nirvana and by having all his activities transformed in the collective whole for the benefit of the State. 🔊

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