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Wenn jemand kommt und sagt: 'Hallo, ich bin Herr XYZ', dann schreibst Du sofort den Namen auf

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Wenn
     n-n. (informal) if
     conj. (subordinating) when
     conj. (subordinating) if (on the condition that)
jemand
     pron. (indefinite) someone, somebody
kommt
     v. third person singular of kommen
     v. second person plural of kommen
     v. imperative plural of kommen
und
     conj. (co-ordinating) and
     interj. so?, now?
sagt
     v. third-person singular present of sagen
     v. second-person plural present of sagen
     v. imperative plural of sagen
'Hallo
ich
     pron. I
bin
     v. first-person singular present of sein
Herr
     n-m. Mr., mister, sir
     n-m. gentleman
     n-m. master, lord, generally denotes that somebody has control over something, either in a generic or in a regal sense
     n-m. Lord, God
     n-m. Used as a title of respect that is not translated into English or replaced with Sir:
XYZ'
dann
     adv. then, after that
     adv. then, in that case
schreibst
     v. second-person singular present of schreiben
Du
     pron. alternative case form of du (you (singular)) (especially when used as a direct address in letters)
     n. literally: the thou, the you (singular)
sofort
     adv. immediately, at once
den
     art. the; accusative masculine singular of der
     art. the; dative plural for all genders of der
     pron. that; whom; accusative singular of der
Namen
     n. inflected form of Name
auf
     prep. (with dative) on, upon
     prep. (with accusative) on, onto
     prep. (colloquial, otherwise archaic, regional, northern and western Germany) on (a day; usually of the week)
     adv. (somewhat, informal) open
     adv. (colloquial) finished; gone (food)
     interj. carry on
     interj. have a go


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