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German - English (British) translations for "groß"

"groß" German translation




The German adjective groß means large or big in English.

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Meaning: big/large

Das ist ein großes Haus.

That is a big house.

Meaning: great

Er hat einen großen Erfolg erzielt.

He has achieved great success.

Meaning: tall

Sie ist sehr groß für ihr Alter.

She is very tall for her age.

Meaning: important

Es ist mir sehr wichtig, dass du kommst.

It is very important to me that you come.

Meaning: loud

Die Musik ist zu groß für meine Ohren.

The music is too loud for my ears.


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A1: Ich bin groß.

I am tall.

A1: Der Baum ist groß.

The tree is big.

A2: Meine Schwester hat eine große Tasche.

My sister has a large bag.

B1: Mein Bruder ist größer als ich.

My brother is taller than me.

B1: Das Haus wurde größer gebaut als geplant.

The house was built bigger than planned.

B2: Ich habe in einem großen Unternehmen gearbeitet, bevor ich mein eigenes gegründet habe.

I worked in a large company before starting my own.

C1: Die Bedeutung des Wortes hat sich im Laufe der Zeit stark vergrößert.

The meaning of the word has greatly enlarged over time.

C1: Die Stadt plant, den Park um das Doppelte zu vergrößern.

The city plans to double the size of the park.

C2: Der Astronom entdeckte einen neuen Planeten mit einem besonders großen Durchmesser.

The astronomer discovered a new planet with an exceptionally large diameter.

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In German, groß is one of the most commonly used adjectives to describe the size of an object or a person. It can be used to describe anything from a large building to a tall person or a big animal. The word groß can also be used metaphorically to describe something that has a significant impact or importance.

It is important to note that the word groß has different forms depending on the gender, case, and number of the noun it modifies. For example, when describing a masculine singular noun in the nominative case, the word groß becomes großer. Similarly, when describing a feminine singular noun in the accusative case, groß becomes große.

Overall, understanding the various forms and uses of the word groß is essential for anyone learning German as it is such a fundamental part of the language's vocabulary.

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