German translation of 'its'
Example Sentences Including 'its'
The image of Jessica's teddy bear came back to me with its partly detached head.THE EXECUTION (2002)
The Surry Hills station was part of the Police Centre and the Saturday night cattle round-up was at its peak.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
The island sat in the middle of the Fardohnyan Gulf, but its fame stemmed more from its occupants than its strategic value.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Trends of 'its'
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- (when replacing German noun, subj)
- (dir obj)
- (indir obj)
⇒ of it
⇒ behind/over/under etc it
⇒ who is it? -- it's me or (formal)I
wer ist da? -- ich (bins)
⇒ what is it?
was ist das?(= what's the matter?),
was ist los?
⇒ that's not it(= not the trouble)
das ist es (gar) nicht(= not the point),
darum gehts gar nicht
⇒ the cheek of it!
so eine Frechheit!
⇒ I like it here
mir gefällt es hier
- (dir obj)
- (indef subject)
⇒ it's raining
⇒ yes, it is a problem
ja, das ist ein Problem
⇒ it seems simple to me
mir scheint das ganz einfach
⇒ if it hadn't been for her, we would have come
wenn sie nicht gewesen wäre, wären wir gekommen
⇒ why is it always me who has to ...?
warum muss (ausgerechnet) immer ich ...?
⇒ it wasn't me
ICH wars nicht
⇒ I don't think it (is) wise of you ...
ich halte es für unklug, wenn du ...
⇒ it is said that ...
man sagt, dass ...
- (emphatic) it was him or he (formal)who asked her
ER hat sie gefragt
⇒ it was a cup that he dropped and not ...
er hat eine TASSE fallen lassen und nicht ...
⇒ it's his appearance I object to
ich habe nur etwas gegen sein Äußeres
- (inf phrases) that's it! (agreement)
jetzt reichts mir!
⇒ this is it!(before action)
jetzt gehts los!
- (in children's games) you're it!
- this is really it!
das ist genau das richtige
⇒ he really thinks he's it
er bildet sich dat ein, er sei sonst wer
Example Sentences Including 'it'
On it had been painted a picture of a naked woman, in a primitive style.THE EXECUTION (2002)
I wondered whether the story Charlotte had just told me was true or whether it was a sort of party piece.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Despite the hot weather, the grass still had that Astroturf sheen the spring rain had given it.THE EXECUTION (2002)
'its' in Other Languages
- Arabic: ضَمِيرُ الـمُلْكِيَّةُ لِلْمُفْرَدِ الغَائِبِ غَيْرِ العَاقِلِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: dele dela
- Chinese: 它的
- Croatian: njegov
- Czech: jeho její
- Danish: dens sit / sin / sine
- Dutch: ervan
- European Spanish: su ello
- Finnish: sen
- French: son sapossession
- German: sein ihr
- Greek: δικός του δική τουουδέτερο
- Italian: suo sua
- Japanese: それの
- Korean: 그것의
- Norwegian: dens dets
- Polish: jego
- Portuguese: dele dela
- Romanian: lui ei, lor
- Russian: свою
- Spanish: su
- Swedish: dess sin
- Thai: ของมัน
- Turkish: onun
- Ukrainian: свій
- Vietnamese: của nó
Translation of its from the Collins English to German Dictionary