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Translation of that in German:

adjective pl. thosePronunciation: /ðəʊz/

British English: /ðat/
American English: /ðæt/
  • 2
    expr. strong feeling
    never will I forget that day
    den Tag werde ich nie vergessen

pronoun pl. those

  • 1 who is that in the garden?
    wer ist das [da] im Garten?
    what bird is that?
    was für ein Vogel ist das?
    I know all that
    ich weiß das alles
    I ˈam that!
    das kannst du wohl glauben!
    and [all] that like that (of the kind or in the way mentioned, of that character) [just] like that (without effort, thought)
    einfach so
    don't be like that! if she ˈwants to be like that
    wenn sie sich so anstellen will
    don't talk like that
    hör auf, so zu reden
    he is ˈlike that
    so ist er eben
    that is [to say] (introducing explanation)
    (introducing reservation) das heißt
    genauer gesagt
    if they'd have me, that is ˈthat's more like it (of suggestion, news)
    das hört sich schon besser an
    (of action, work) das sieht schon besser aus
    that's right! (expr. approval)
    gut od. recht so
    nur so weiter!
    [informal] (expr. assent) jawohl
    that's a good boy/girl
    das ist lieb [von dir, mein Junge/Mädchen]
    (with request) sei so lieb usw.
    that will do
    das reicht
    somebody/something is not as … as all ˈthat [informal]
    so … ist jemand/etwas nun auch wieder nicht
    [so] that's ˈthat (it's finished)
    (it's settled) so ist es nun mal
    you are not going to the party, and that's ˈthat!
    du gehst nicht zu der Party, und damit Schluss!
    at 4, → how 1, → it1 7, → it1 10, → take 1 23, → this 2 5, → with 7
  • 2 (British English) (person spoken to)who is that?
    wer ist da?
    (behind wall etc.) wer ist denn da?
    (on telephone) wer ist am Apparat?
    who was that?
    wer war das?

relative pronoun

British English: /ðat/
, /ðət/
American English: /ðæt/
  • pl. same
    the people that you got it from
    die Leute, von denen du es bekommen hast
    the box that you put the apples in
    die Kiste, in die du die Äpfel getan hast
    is he the man that you saw last night?
    ist das der Mann, den Sie gestern Abend gesehen haben?
    everyone that I know this is all [the money] that I have
    das ist alles [Geld], was ich habe
    they that … what is it that is making you sad?
    was stimmt dich so traurig?


British English: /ðat/
American English: /ðæt/
  • [informal] he may be daft, but he's not [all] ˈthat daft
    er mag ja blöd sein, aber so blöd [ist er] auch wieder nicht
    a nail about that long
    ein etwa so langer Nagel

relative adverb

British English: /ðat/
, /ðət/
American English: /ðæt/


British English: /ðat/
, /ðət/
American English: /ðæt/
  • 1 (introducing statement; expr. result, reason or cause)
  • 2 (expr. purpose) [in order] that he died that others might live
    er starb, damit andere [weiter]leben konnten
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