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Sentence

Es dauert schon eine Weile, bis sich die Menschenmenge nach einem Fußballspiel auflöst.

Translation

It does take a while for the crowd to disperse after a soccer match.



Analysis


Es
     n-n. (psychology) id
     n-n. (music) E-flat
     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
dauert
     v. third-person singular present of dauern
     v. second-person plural present of dauern
     v. imperative plural of dauern
     dauern
          v. to last, to continue over time
          v. to persist
          v. to take (time)
          v. (archaic, with accusative) to grieve; to arouse pity
schon
     adv. already (happening rather early, continuing rather long)
     adv. before (at some time in the past; but: before a certain event)
     adv. expresses that an action has been completed; already (i, but more frequent); yet i, in questions
     adv. (modal particle) expresses a weighing of arguments, contrast between two statements, partial agreement, concession; admittedly; sure(ly); definitely; indeed
     v. imperative singular of schonen
     v. (colloquial) first-person singular present of schonen
     schonen
          v. to spare
eine
     num. inflected form of ein
     art. inflected form of ein (a, an)
     pron. feminine nominative of einer (one)
     pron. feminine accusative of einer (one)
Weile
     n-f. while
bis
     conj. (subordinating, temporal) until
     conj. (coordinating) to
     prep. (temporal) until, to, (US) through
     prep. (temporal) by
     prep. (local) to; all the way to
sich
     pron. (reflexive) Reflexive pronoun of the third person singular: herself, himself, itself, oneself (direct or indirect object).
     pron. (reflexive) Reflexive pronoun of the third person plural: themselves (direct or indirect object).
die
     art. The; declined form of der
     pron. (in a subordinate clause as a relative pronoun) That; which; who; whom; whose.
     pron. (as a demonstrative pronoun) This one; that one; these ones; those ones; she; her; it; they; them
     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
Menschenmenge
     n-f. crowd, throng (of people)
nach
     prep. after, past (later in time)
     prep. after, behind (in sequence)
     prep. to, towards (with geographical names; see usage notes below)
     prep. according to; guided by
     prep. by the authority of; following
     prep. (with verbs of sensual perception) like (see usage notes below)
     post. according to
     prep. for (qual, indicating desire for an object)
     adv. (in compound verbs) after, behind, later, next to
     post. according to
     adv. (in compound verbs) after, behind, later, next to
einem
     num. inflected form of ein
     art. inflected form of ein (a, an)
     pron. masculine dative of einer (one)
     pron. neuter dative of einer (one)
Fußballspiel
     n-n. football, soccer
     n-n. football match, soccer game
auflöst
     v. second-person singular present subordinate clause of auflösen
     v. third-person singular present subordinate clause of auflösen
     v. second-person plural present subordinate clause of auflösen


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