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German - English (British) translations for "viel"

"viel" German translation




The German adjective 'viel' means 'much' or 'many'. It is used to describe a large quantity or number of something.

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Meaning: much/many

Ich habe viel Arbeit.

I have a lot of work.

Meaning: a lot

Sie verdienen viel Geld.

They earn a lot of money.

Meaning: often

Er kommt viel zu spät.

He comes very late.

Meaning: far

Das ist noch viel zu weit weg.

That is still far too far away.

Meaning: plenty

Es gibt noch viel zu tun.

There is still plenty to do.


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A1: Ich habe viel Zeit.

A1: I have a lot of time.

A1: Er hat viel Geld.

A1: He has a lot of money.

A1: Sie trinkt viel Wasser.

A1: She drinks a lot of water.

B1: Es gibt viel zu tun.

B1: There is a lot to do.

B1: Ich habe viel gelernt.

B1: I have learned a lot.

B1: Wir haben viel Spaß gehabt.

B1: We had a lot of fun.

C1: Die Veranstaltung war sehr gut besucht, es waren viele Menschen da.

C1: The event was well attended, there were many people there.

C1: Das Buch enthält viele interessante Informationen.

C1: The book contains many interesting pieces of information.

C1: Die Stadt bietet viele kulturelle Aktivitäten an.

C1: The city offers many cultural activities.

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In German, 'viel' is one of the most commonly used adjectives. It can be used to describe both countable and uncountable nouns. For example, 'viel Wasser' means 'much water', while 'viele Menschen' means 'many people'.

One important thing to note about 'viel' is that it changes its form depending on the gender and case of the noun it is describing. For example, 'viel Wasser' uses the nominative case, while 'vielen Menschen' uses the dative case.

Another common use of 'viel' is in idiomatic expressions, such as 'viel Glück' (much luck) or 'viel Spaß' (much fun). These expressions cannot be translated literally, but are instead learned through exposure and practice.

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