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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: dạnken

Translation of danken in English:

intransitives Verb

transitives Verb

  • 1[aber bitte,] nichts zu danken
    don't mention it
    es wird einem noch nicht einmal gedankt
    you don't even get any thanks [for it]
    sie hat ihm seine Hilfe schlecht gedankt
    she gave him a poor reward for his help
    er dankte ihnen ihre Güte mit Ungehorsam [ironic]
    the only reward they got [from him] for their kindness was disobedience
  • 2 [formal] (verdanken)jemandem etwas danken
    owe somebody something
    owe something to somebody
    nur diesem Umstand ist es zu danken, dass …
    it was only thanks to this that …
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