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     1. n-f. deed
     2. n-f. act
     3. n-f. (law enforcement) crime, offense
     4. v. first-person singular past tense of tun
     5. v. third-person singular past tense of tun
          1. v. to do (to perform or execute an action)
                Tu es! — Do it!
                Man tut, was man kann. — One does what one can.
                Er tat das, was man ihm gesagt hat. — He did as he was told.
                Das einzige, was er je tat, war arbeiten. — The only thing he ever did was work.
          2. v. (with dative) to do something (positive or negative) to someone
                Der tut Ihnen nichts! — He won't hurt you! (said for example about a dog)
                Mein Mann hat mir so viel Gutes getan. – My husband has done me so much good.
          3. v. (colloquial) to put, to place, to add
                Tu das hier rein. — Put it in here.
                Ich würde noch was Salz an die Kartoffeln tun. – I would add some more salt to the potatoes.
          4. v. (somewhat informal, with “so”) to fake; to feign; to pretend
                Er hat nur so getan. — He just faked it.
                Tu nicht so, als wüsstest du nichts! — Don't pretend to know nothing!
          5. v. (colloquial, with “es”) to work, to function
                Die Uhr tut’s nicht mehr. – “The clock doesn’t work anymore.”
          6. v. (chiefly colloquial but acceptable in writing) used with the infinitive of another verb to emphasise this verb
                Er singt immer noch gern, aber tanzen tut er gar nicht mehr.
                  He still loves singing, but as to dancing, he doesn't do that anymore at all.
          7. v. (colloquial, non-standard) used with the infinitive of another verb to emphasise the whole statement
                Ich tu doch zuhören! – I am listening! (as a response to the reproach that one is not)
          8. v. (colloquial, non-standard) used in the past subjunctive with the infinitive of another verb to form the conditional tense (instead of standard würde)
                Ich tät mir das noch mal überlegen. – I would think about that again.
     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
     1. n. activity
     2. n. job
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