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Free in German 🇩🇪

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How to say “free” in German? “Frei”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “frei” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on free in German like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

German Sentences with the Word “Free”

German sentence with “frei” English translation for frei S

Ich bin jedes Wochenende frei.

I am free every weekend.

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Tips to remember the German word “frei”:

1. Associate “frei” with “freedom,” since they both start with “fre-.”
2. Think of the English phrase “free as a bird” and the German one “frei wie ein Vogel.”


“Frei” means “free” in German and it is used both in the context of not being imprisoned or enslaved (freedom) and in the context of something that doesn’t cost anything (free of charge).

Other words that mean the same thing:

– “Kostenlos” – another term for “free of charge.”
– “Ungebunden” – more like “unattached” or “not bound.”
– “Unbesetzt” – translates to “unoccupied” or “vacant.”

Alternate meanings and slang:

The word “frei” can also be used in various contexts:
– In sports, saying a player is “frei” means they’re unmarked or not covered by the defense.
– “Frei haben” means to have time off or be off work.
– “Freilaufend” can mean free-range (like for chickens).

Examples of sentences:

– “Dieser Platz ist frei.” – This seat is free.
– “Das Getränk ist kostenlos, also völlig frei.” – The drink is free of charge, thus totally free.
– “Hast du dieses Wochenende frei?” – Are you free this weekend?
– “Die Straßen sind endlich frei von Verkehr.” – The roads are finally free of traffic.
– “Sie fühlt sich frei, seit sie den Job gekündigt hat.” – She feels free since she quit her job.

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