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Sentence

Ich musste es machen.

Translation

I had to do it.



Analysis


Ich
     n-n. (psychology) ego, the Ich
     n-n. self, me, him, etc.
     pron. I
musste
     v. first-person singular past tense of müssen
     v. third-person singular past tense of müssen
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
machen
     v. to make; to produce; to create an object, arrangement, situation etc.
     v. to take (a photo)
     v. to prepare (e.g. food, drinks)
     v. (transitive, informal) to do (to perform an action)
     v. (transitive, colloquial) to matter (only impersonally)
     v. (transitive, informal, colloquial) to come to; to total; to cost (prices)
     v. (transitive, informal, colloquial) to earn; to receive or create profit




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