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Google Translation:
Das Drahtseil war dem Zug nicht gewachsen

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.
das Mädchen
wer ist denn das
     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
Drahtseil
     1. n-n. cable, wire rope
war
     1. v. first-person singular past tense of sein
     2. v. third-person singular past tense of sein
es war Juni
der ganz leer war
     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))
dem
     1. art. the; dative singular masculine of der
     2. art. the; dative singular neuter of der
     3. pron. dative singular masculine of der
     4. pron. dative singular neuter of der
so? mit dem da
klang es aus dem Berge
Zug
     1. n-m. train (multiple vehicles one behind the other, particularly travelling on rails)
     2. n-m. pull (force that pulls in a specific direction)
     3. n-m. draught (of air)
     4. n-m. traction
     5. n-m. course
     6. n-m. (from a cigarette, etc.) draught
     7. n-m. (from a drink) draught, gulp
     8. n-m. stroke
     9. n-m. feature, trait
     10. n-m. (military) platoon
     11. n-m. (board games) move
nicht
     1. adv. not
           Bitte nicht stören!
             Please do not disturb!
           Das ist nicht wahr.
             That is not true.
     2. interj. (tag question, dated or formal) right?; is it?; is it not?
           Du bist sicher die Claudia, nicht?
             You must be Claudia, aren't you?
ich will nicht!
ich weiß nicht
gewachsen
     1. v. past participle of wachsen
     2. adj. grown; sprouted; evolved
     wachsen
          1. v. (intransitive) to grow
          2. v. (intransitive, figuratively) to grow, to increase
          3. v. to wax
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