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fallen lassen



Definitions

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fallen lassen
     v. to drop (to allow to fall from one's grasp)
Analysis
Fallen
     n. plural of Falle
     v. (intransitive) to fall; to drop
          Der Regen fiel wie aus Eimern. - It rained cats and dogs. (literally: 'The rain fell as if out of buckets.')
          Sie fiel zu Boden. - She fell to the floor.
     v. (intransitive, military) to die; to fall in battle; to die in battle; to be killed in action
lassen
     v. (transitive, with an infinitive) to allow; to permit; to let
     v. (transitive, with an infinitive) to have someone (do something); to have (something done); to make (something happen); to cause (something to be done)
          etwas machen lassen — “to have something done”
          jemanden etwas tun lassen — “to have someone do something”
     v. to let; to leave

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