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Google Translation:
Das Gefängnis ist mit Deserteuren überfüllt, um Platz für neue Gefangene zu schaffen, stellt man die Soldaten vor die Wahl, sich für die Front oder fürs Zuchthaus zu entscheiden.

das
     1. art. the; nominative singular neuter of der
     2. art. the; accusative singular neuter of der
     3. pron. who, that, which (relative) (In a subordinate clause, indicates a person or thing referenced in the main clause. Used with neuter singular referents).
           Ich kenne ein Mädchen, das das kann.
             I know a girl who can do that.
     4. pron. this, that (demonstrative)
           Das ist mein Haus.
             This is my house.
     5. pron. (colloquial) it
           Ich hab' das nich.
             I don't have it.
wer ist das
das Mädchen
     der
          1. art. the; definite article for several declensions:
          2. art.    Nominative singular masculine
          3. art.    Genitive singular feminine
          4. art.    Dative singular feminine
          5. art.    Genitive plural for all genders.
          6. pron. who; that; which
                Ich kenne einen Mann, der das kann. - I know a man who can do that.
          7. pron. (attributive, stressed) that
                Der Mann war es! - It was that man!
          8. pron. (indicative) him, he
                Der hat es getan! - It was him who did it!
          9. pron. (differential) the one, him
                Der mit dem Mantel - The one with the coat
Gefängnis
     1. n-n. (building) prison, jail
     2. n-n. (sentence) prison
ist
     1. v. third-person singular present of sein
wer ist das
wer ist denn das
     sein
          1. v. (with a predicate adjective or predicate nominative) to be
                Das ist schön. - That is beautiful.
                Das ist ein Auto. - That is a car.
          2. v. (with a predicate adjective and an indirect object) to feel (to experience a certain condition)
                Mir ist kalt. Mir ist übel. Mir ist schwindelig. Mir ist wohl.
                  I feel cold. I feel sick. I feel dizzy. I feel well. (Literally: To me is cold. etc.)
          3. v. (auxiliary) forms the present perfect and past perfect tense of certain intransitive verbs
                Er ist alt geworden. - He has become old.
          4. v. (intransitive) to exist; there be; to be alive
                Was nicht ist, kann noch werden. (A common proverb)
                  That which does not exist now, may come into existence.
                Wenn ich nicht mehr bin, erbst du das Haus. - When I am no more, you'll inherit the house.
          5. v. (intransitive, colloquial) to have the next turn (in a game, in a queue, etc.)
                Du bist. — “It’s your turn.”
                Du bist nach mir. — “Your turn is after mine.”
          6. v. (intransitive, child language) to be it; to be the tagger in a game of tag
                Du bist! (Emphasis on du) – You're it!
                Ich bin nicht mehr. – I'm not it anymore.
          7. det. his
          8. det. its (when the owning object/article/thing/animal etc., is neuter (das) or masculine (m))
mit
     1. prep. with (expressing attendance, company)
           Ich spiele mit meinen Freunden. - I'm playing with my friends.
     2. prep. with, by (instrumental)
           Ich schreibe mit einem Bleistift. - I'm writing with a pencil.
           Ich fahre mit dem Bus. - I'm going by bus.
     3. adv. indicates participation in an action or belonging to a category
           Schwarze Sklaven haben die Vereinigten Staaten mit aufgebaut. - Black slaves helped to build up the United States.
           Hier gibt es mit das beste Essen in der Stadt. - Here they have some of the best food in town.
           Ich war mit der erste, der hier war. - I was one of the very first who arrived.
     4. adv. (somewhat, informal) with something
           Ich brauch nicht unbedingt Majonäse zu den Fritten, aber mit sind sie natürlich besser. - I don't necessarily need mayonnaise with the chips /fries, but they taste better with it, of course.
so? mit dem da
etwas Pech und Draht mit
Deserteuren
     1. n. dative plural of Deserteur
     Deserteur
          1. n-m. deserter
überfüllt
     1. crowded
     2. jammed
um
     1. prep. (with accusative) about, used with es geht
           Es geht um den Kuchen. - It's about the pie.
     2. prep. (with accusative) around
           Um die Ecke - around the corner
     3. prep. (with accusative) At when relating to time (because the hands of a clock go around, the clock)
           Um acht Uhr reisen wir ab - At eight o’clock we depart
     4. conj. in order to, so as to
           Wir sind gekommen, um zu helfen. - We have come (in order) to help.
     5. adj. (predicative, not attributive) up, in the sense of finished
           Werden dich in kurzem binden/ Erdgeist, deine Zeit ist um (Friedrich von Hardenberg, Novalis)
             We will shortly bind you/ Erdgeist, your time is up
     6. adv. around, about
     7. adv. turned over, changed, from one state to another
ich wandte mich um
nur um ihn zu streicheln
Platz
     1. n-m. circus (architecture)
     2. n-m. square (area)
           Marktplatz
             Market square
     3. n-m. place (unspecified place)
     4. n-m. space, room
           Es gibt keinen Platz hier. - There is no room here.
     5. n-m. rank
           Er machte den ersten Platz. - He was the first.
für
     1. prep. for
           Das Geschenk ist für dich. - The present is for you.
     2. prep. on behalf of
           Mein Anwalt wird das für mich beantworten. - My lawyer will answer to that on my behalf.
     3. prep. by the standards of
           Für einen Ausländer sprichst du sehr gut Deutsch. - For a foreigner you speak German very well.
     4. prep. (colloquial, nonstandard) in order to (with zu and infinitive)
           Der Papa holt das Werkzeug, für die Waschmaschine zu reparieren.
             Daddy is getting his tools in order to repair the washing machine.
für wen jede einzelne bestimmt war
der wird schon acht oder gar zehn für hundert nehmen
neue
     1. adj. inflected form of neu
     neu
          1. adj. new
                neue Mode — new fashion
                neueste Mode — latest fashion, latest style
                was gibt's Neues? — what's the latest news?
                etwas neu machen — to renovate
          2. adj. modern, recent, latest
                die neue Geschichte — modern history, recent history
Gefangene
     1. n. plural of Gefangener
zu
     1. prep. to, towards
           zum Bahnhof - to the train station.
     2. prep. along with; with
           Wasser zum Essen trinken - to drink water with one's meal
     3. prep. at, by, on
           zu Hause - at home.
     4. prep. with respect to
           zu Punkt 1 bemerke ich - with respect to item 1 let me remark.
     5. part. for; in order to; Used with infinitive of verbs.
           etwas zu essen - something to eat.
     6. adv. to, towards
     7. adv. closed, shut
           Das Geschäft war zu. - The shop was closed.
     8. adv. too; excessively
           zu schnell - too fast.
     9. adv. (informal, slang) hammered; very drunk
versuchte zu öffnen
nur um ihn zu streicheln
schaffen
     1. v. to create; to produce; to make; to cause; to establish
     2. v. to manage; to cope with
           Kannst du es um 9 Uhr schaffen? - Can you make it at 9 a.m.
     3. v. to finish smth. successfully; to succeed with; to accomplish
           Sie hat die Prüfung geschafft. - She passed the exam.
     4. v. to convey; to carry; to take
           etwas aus der Welt schaffen - to get rid of something (literally, “to take something out of the world”)
     5. v. (intransitive, colloquial) to work; to busy oneself
stellt
     1. v. third-person singular present of stellen
     2. v. second-person plural present of stellen
     3. v. imperative plural of stellen
     stellen
          1. v. to pose (a question, a riddle)
                Kann ich dir eine Frage stellen?
                  Can I pose a question to you?
          2. v. to position
          3. v. to put
          4. v. to catch
                Die Polizei stellte den Dieb.
                  The police caught the thief.
          5. v. (reflexive) to surrender
                Der Dieb stellte sich der Polizei.
                  The thief surrendered to the police.
          6. v. to set, adjust (a clock)
          7. v. (reflexive) to place oneself, get
          8. v. (reflexive, with gerund or adjective) to feign, to pretend to
man
     1. pron. one; you; they; people (indefinite pronoun; construed as a third-person singular)
           Man kann nicht immer kriegen, was man will.
             You can’t always get what you want.
           Manchmal muss man Kompromisse machen.
             Sometimes one must compromise.
           Zumindest sagt man das so...
             At least that’s what they say...
     2. adv. (colloquial, regional, northern Germany) just; only
           Komm man hier rüber! - Just come over here!
           Das sind man dreißig Stück oder so. - These are only thirty or so.
man sah ihm an
man stöhnte im Haus!
die
     1. art. The; declined form of der
           die Frau — “the woman”
           die Männer — “the men”
     2. pron. (in a subordinate clause as a relative pronoun) That; which; who; whom; whose.
           Ich kenne eine Frau, die das kann. — “I know a woman who can do that.”
     3. pron. (as a demonstrative pronoun) This one; that one; these ones; those ones; she; her; it; they; them
           die da — “that one (or she or they) there”
die Talente
die übrigen Geschenke
     der
          1. art. the; definite article for several declensions:
          2. art.    Nominative singular masculine
          3. art.    Genitive singular feminine
          4. art.    Dative singular feminine
          5. art.    Genitive plural for all genders.
          6. pron. who; that; which
                Ich kenne einen Mann, der das kann. - I know a man who can do that.
          7. pron. (attributive, stressed) that
                Der Mann war es! - It was that man!
          8. pron. (indicative) him, he
                Der hat es getan! - It was him who did it!
          9. pron. (differential) the one, him
                Der mit dem Mantel - The one with the coat
Soldaten
     1. n. genitive singular of Soldat
     2. n. dative singular of Soldat
     3. n. accusative singular of Soldat
     4. n. nominative plural of Soldat
     5. n. genitive plural of Soldat
     6. n. dative plural of Soldat
     7. n. accusative plural of Soldat
     Soldat
          1. n-m. soldier
vor
     1. prep. before
     2. prep. in front of
     3. prep. ago
           vor drei Tagen
             three days ago
     4. prep. because of
vor einer andern gesprochen hatte
aber es kam ihm gar nicht geheuer vor
die
     1. art. The; declined form of der
           die Frau — “the woman”
           die Männer — “the men”
     2. pron. (in a subordinate clause as a relative pronoun) That; which; who; whom; whose.
           Ich kenne eine Frau, die das kann. — “I know a woman who can do that.”
     3. pron. (as a demonstrative pronoun) This one; that one; these ones; those ones; she; her; it; they; them
           die da — “that one (or she or they) there”
nahm die Zeitung
ebenso die Läden
     der
          1. art. the; definite article for several declensions:
          2. art.    Nominative singular masculine
          3. art.    Genitive singular feminine
          4. art.    Dative singular feminine
          5. art.    Genitive plural for all genders.
          6. pron. who; that; which
                Ich kenne einen Mann, der das kann. - I know a man who can do that.
          7. pron. (attributive, stressed) that
                Der Mann war es! - It was that man!
          8. pron. (indicative) him, he
                Der hat es getan! - It was him who did it!
          9. pron. (differential) the one, him
                Der mit dem Mantel - The one with the coat
Wahl
     1. n. choice, selection
     2. n. election
     3. n. quality level
sich
     1. pron. (reflexive) Reflexive pronoun of the third person singular: herself, himself, itself, oneself (direct or indirect object).
     2. pron. (reflexive) Reflexive pronoun of the third person plural: themselves (direct or indirect object).
nachdem sie sich
sie ließ ihn zu sich heran
für
     1. prep. for
           Das Geschenk ist für dich. - The present is for you.
     2. prep. on behalf of
           Mein Anwalt wird das für mich beantworten. - My lawyer will answer to that on my behalf.
     3. prep. by the standards of
           Für einen Ausländer sprichst du sehr gut Deutsch. - For a foreigner you speak German very well.
     4. prep. (colloquial, nonstandard) in order to (with zu and infinitive)
           Der Papa holt das Werkzeug, für die Waschmaschine zu reparieren.
             Daddy is getting his tools in order to repair the washing machine.
für wen jede einzelne bestimmt war
da er für einen großen Fuß bestimmt zu sein schien
die
     1. art. The; declined form of der
           die Frau — “the woman”
           die Männer — “the men”
     2. pron. (in a subordinate clause as a relative pronoun) That; which; who; whom; whose.
           Ich kenne eine Frau, die das kann. — “I know a woman who can do that.”
     3. pron. (as a demonstrative pronoun) This one; that one; these ones; those ones; she; her; it; they; them
           die da — “that one (or she or they) there”
die dritte aber
er rieb sich die Hände
     der
          1. art. the; definite article for several declensions:
          2. art.    Nominative singular masculine
          3. art.    Genitive singular feminine
          4. art.    Dative singular feminine
          5. art.    Genitive plural for all genders.
          6. pron. who; that; which
                Ich kenne einen Mann, der das kann. - I know a man who can do that.
          7. pron. (attributive, stressed) that
                Der Mann war es! - It was that man!
          8. pron. (indicative) him, he
                Der hat es getan! - It was him who did it!
          9. pron. (differential) the one, him
                Der mit dem Mantel - The one with the coat
Front
     1. n-f. the front end or side of something.
oder
     1. conj. or
           Danach alles gestr. oder noch 1–2 Wörter? - Is everything after that crossed out or are there one or two more words?
     2. part. (tag question) right?; is it?; is it not?
           Es ist kalt heute, oder?
             “It’s cold today, isn’t it?”
           Das war keine so gute Idee, oder?
             “That wasn’t such a good idea, was it?”
           Du kommst aus Deutschland, oder?
             “You come from Germany, don’t you?”
ei, ob du gerade oder krumm bist
oder zu erklären vermochte, was geschehen sei
fürs
     1. contraction. für + das, for the
Zuchthaus
     1. prison
zu
     1. prep. to, towards
           zum Bahnhof - to the train station.
     2. prep. along with; with
           Wasser zum Essen trinken - to drink water with one's meal
     3. prep. at, by, on
           zu Hause - at home.
     4. prep. with respect to
           zu Punkt 1 bemerke ich - with respect to item 1 let me remark.
     5. part. for; in order to; Used with infinitive of verbs.
           etwas zu essen - something to eat.
     6. adv. to, towards
     7. adv. closed, shut
           Das Geschäft war zu. - The shop was closed.
     8. adv. too; excessively
           zu schnell - too fast.
     9. adv. (informal, slang) hammered; very drunk
sagte er zu ihm
versuchte zu öffnen
entscheiden
     1. v. (transitive or intransitive) to decide
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