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Were in German 🇩🇪

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

German Sentences with the Word “Were”

German sentence with “waren” English translation for waren S

Diese Leute waren so angenehm

Those people were so nice

waren Sie Student in Spanien?

were you a student in Spain?

Ist es möglich, dass wir nicht vorbereitet waren

We may not have been prepared.

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Tips to remember the German word “waren”:
1. Associate “waren” with the English word “were” by noting their similar sounds and meanings in the past tense.
2. Think of the English phrase “we are” and then remember it in the past tense: “we were,” which is “wir waren” in German.
3. Remember that “waren” rhymes with “fahren” (to drive), which can help you recall the word when thinking about motion through time (past tense).

– “Waren” is the past tense plural form of the verb “sein” (to be) in German and is used similarly to the English past tense “were.”

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “Gewesen” is the past participle of “sein” and is used in different past tense constructions, like the perfect and pluperfect tenses.

Alternate meanings/slang:
– As a noun, “Waren” means “goods” or “commodities” in German. This is unrelated to the verb form.

Examples of sentences:
1. Verb form (past tense of “to be”):
– Wir waren gestern im Kino. (We were at the cinema yesterday.)
– Sie waren sehr müde nach der Reise. (They were very tired after the trip.)
– Ihr wart in Berlin, nicht wahr? (You (plural/informal) were in Berlin, weren’t you?)

2. Noun form (meaning “goods” or “commodities”):
– Die Waren sind heute angekommen. (The goods have arrived today.)
– Sie verkauft verschiedene Waren auf dem Markt. (She sells various goods at the market.)
– Wir müssen die Waren im Lager überprüfen. (We need to check the commodities in the warehouse.)

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