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en to be allowed to   »   de etwas dürfen

73 [seventy-three]

to be allowed to

to be allowed to

73 [dreiundsiebzig]

etwas dürfen

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Are you already allowed to drive? Dar-st d--s-ho- A-t- fa-r-n? Darfst du schon Auto fahren? D-r-s- d- s-h-n A-t- f-h-e-? ---------------------------- Darfst du schon Auto fahren? 0
Are you already allowed to drink alcohol? Da-fst-du-sch-n-Alk-hol -r-n-e-? Darfst du schon Alkohol trinken? D-r-s- d- s-h-n A-k-h-l t-i-k-n- -------------------------------- Darfst du schon Alkohol trinken? 0
Are you already allowed to travel abroad alone? Da---t du scho- --l--n-i-- Au--a---f-hre-? Darfst du schon allein ins Ausland fahren? D-r-s- d- s-h-n a-l-i- i-s A-s-a-d f-h-e-? ------------------------------------------ Darfst du schon allein ins Ausland fahren? 0
may / to be allowed d--f-n dürfen d-r-e- ------ dürfen 0
May we smoke here? D---en--ir--ie- -auchen? Dürfen wir hier rauchen? D-r-e- w-r h-e- r-u-h-n- ------------------------ Dürfen wir hier rauchen? 0
Is smoking allowed here? D-r--m-- --er--a-c---? Darf man hier rauchen? D-r- m-n h-e- r-u-h-n- ---------------------- Darf man hier rauchen? 0
May one pay by credit card? D-r- ----m-t Kr--i-kart- b---h-en? Darf man mit Kreditkarte bezahlen? D-r- m-n m-t K-e-i-k-r-e b-z-h-e-? ---------------------------------- Darf man mit Kreditkarte bezahlen? 0
May one pay by cheque / check (am.)? Da-f -an m-t-S--eck-b--a-le-? Darf man mit Scheck bezahlen? D-r- m-n m-t S-h-c- b-z-h-e-? ----------------------------- Darf man mit Scheck bezahlen? 0
May one only pay in cash? Da-f-m-n -ur -a--be--hl--? Darf man nur bar bezahlen? D-r- m-n n-r b-r b-z-h-e-? -------------------------- Darf man nur bar bezahlen? 0
May I just make a call? Dar--i-h--al-e----t--ef-n-eren? Darf ich mal eben telefonieren? D-r- i-h m-l e-e- t-l-f-n-e-e-? ------------------------------- Darf ich mal eben telefonieren? 0
May I just ask something? D-rf ic- m----be---t----f--g-n? Darf ich mal eben etwas fragen? D-r- i-h m-l e-e- e-w-s f-a-e-? ------------------------------- Darf ich mal eben etwas fragen? 0
May I just say something? D-rf-ic- -----ben et----s---n? Darf ich mal eben etwas sagen? D-r- i-h m-l e-e- e-w-s s-g-n- ------------------------------ Darf ich mal eben etwas sagen? 0
He is not allowed to sleep in the park. Er ---f n-c-- im-Par--sch--fe-. Er darf nicht im Park schlafen. E- d-r- n-c-t i- P-r- s-h-a-e-. ------------------------------- Er darf nicht im Park schlafen. 0
He is not allowed to sleep in the car. Er da-f-ni--t i--A-to---h-a-e-. Er darf nicht im Auto schlafen. E- d-r- n-c-t i- A-t- s-h-a-e-. ------------------------------- Er darf nicht im Auto schlafen. 0
He is not allowed to sleep at the train station. E--------i-h---m---h--o- sc--af--. Er darf nicht im Bahnhof schlafen. E- d-r- n-c-t i- B-h-h-f s-h-a-e-. ---------------------------------- Er darf nicht im Bahnhof schlafen. 0
May we take a seat? Dürfen -ir---at--n-h--n? Dürfen wir Platz nehmen? D-r-e- w-r P-a-z n-h-e-? ------------------------ Dürfen wir Platz nehmen? 0
May we have the menu? Dürfen-wi- ----S--i-eka-te--aben? Dürfen wir die Speisekarte haben? D-r-e- w-r d-e S-e-s-k-r-e h-b-n- --------------------------------- Dürfen wir die Speisekarte haben? 0
May we pay separately? Dür--n-w-r -e-----t z----n? Dürfen wir getrennt zahlen? D-r-e- w-r g-t-e-n- z-h-e-? --------------------------- Dürfen wir getrennt zahlen? 0

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