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Es tut mir leid

Translation

I am sorry



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
tut
     v. third-person singular present of tun
     v. second-person plural present of tun
     v. imperative plural 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)
mir
     pron. (personal) dative of ich: me, to me:
     pron. (regional, dialectal or colloquial) alternative form of wir we
leid
     adj. uncomfortable


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