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Es gab keine Hoffnung mehr die Vermissten zu finden

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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
gab
     v. first-person singular past tense of geben
     v. third-person singular past tense of geben
     geben
          v. To give; to hand
          v. To present; to put
          v. (impersonal, transitive) there to be (there is; there are); indicates that something exists.
keine
     en:not a
     art. accusative and nominative feminine and plural forms of kein (not a).
     art. (de-decl-kein)
     pron. none, not any, neither (feminine and plural form of keiner)
Hoffnung
     n. hope, the belief or expectation that something wished for can or will really happen.
     n. (inanimate) hope, the actual thing wished for
     n. (animate) hope, a person or thing that is a source of hope
mehr
     adj. comparative degree of viel; more
     adv. more
     adv. no longer, never again, nothing more (+ negation)
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
Vermissten
zu
     prep. to, towards
     prep. along with; with
     prep. at, by, on
     prep. with respect to
     part. for; in order to; Used with infinitive of verbs.
     adv. to, towards
     adv. closed, shut
     adv. too; excessively
     adv. (informal, slang) hammered; very drunk
finden
     v. to find; to discover
     v. (transitive, with a noun phrase and a predicate adjective) to think that (something) is (a certain way); to consider (something) to be (a certain way); to find
     v. (intransitive) to find one’s way


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