AUTO

04:57 Aug 12, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: AUTO
HALLO MEIN AUTO IST KAPUTT!!!!!!!!
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Summary of answers provided
naHello, my car has broken down!!!!!!!
Helga Trinsey
nahello, my car is ruined, destroyed, etc.
Jesús Paredes
naHello, my car has broken down.
FionaT


  

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3 mins
Hello, my car has broken down.


Explanation:
"kaputt" is literally "broken", but for cars, English uses "has broken down", as a verb.

FionaT
Netherlands
Local time: 05:41
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in DutchDutch
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5 hrs
hello, my car is ruined, destroyed, etc.


Explanation:
The word "Kaput" is also used in English with the same meaning. Good luck.

Jesús Paredes
Local time: 00:41
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17 hrs
Hello, my car has broken down!!!!!!!


Explanation:
Kaputt means broken, broken down, ruined or dead - I have heard people say that their car died.

Helga Trinsey
Local time: 05:41
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