German Sentence of the Day

Sentence

Der hat es getan!

Translation

It was him who did it!



Analysis


der
     art. the; definite article for several declensions:
     art.    Nominative singular masculine
     art.    Genitive singular feminine
     art.    Dative singular feminine
     art.    Genitive plural for all genders.
     pron. who; that; which
     pron. (attributive, stressed) that
     pron. (indicative) him, he
     pron. (differential) the one, him
hat
     v. third-person singular present of haben
     haben
          v. to have; to possess, to own
          v. to have; to hold, to contain
          v. (auxiliary, with a past participle) to have forms the perfect and past perfect tense
          v. (reflexive, colloquial) to make a fuss
          v. (colloquial, with es) and m to be occupied with, to like
es
     pron. it (referring to things)
     pron. he (with reference to male creatures, people etc. that are grammatically neuter)
     pron. she (with reference to female creatures, people etc. that are grammatically neuter)
     pron. (for impersonal verbs) it
     art. (regional, colloquial) alternative form of das
getan
     v. past participle of tun
     tun
          v. to do (to perform or execute an action)
          v. (with dative) to do something (positive or negative) to someone
          v. (colloquial) to put, to place, to add
          v. (somewhat informal, with “so”) to fake; to feign; to pretend
          v. (colloquial, with “es”) to work, to function
          v. (chiefly colloquial but acceptable in writing) used with the infinitive of another verb to emphasise this verb
          v. (colloquial, non-standard) used with the infinitive of another verb to emphasise the whole statement
          v. (colloquial, non-standard) used in the past subjunctive with the infinitive of another verb to form the conditional tense (instead of standard würde)


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