Additional forms: 
(er) rettet, hat gerettet, rettete
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to save, to rescue

Used like its English equivalents. To introduce the Danger or Cause, use "vor" as you would use English "from" (e.g. "er rettet sie vor dem Ertrinken," "he saves her from drowning"), or "aus" if the Protector is rescuing someone by taking them "out of" a dangerous situation or place. Both prepositions require the dative case.

Used reflexively (with the accusative reflexive pronoun), "retten" means to save oneself. To express both the Protagonist alongside an Asset, German speakers often use a dative pronoun (for the Protagonist), as in "er rettete mir das Leben" ("he saved my life," literally "he saved me the life").

Examples: German: 
  1. Das Mädchen rettet den Hund.
  2. Die Deutschen haben den Euro durch Konsum gerettet.
  3. Der Pilot konnte sich mit dem Fallschirm retten.
  4. Notoperation und Luftröhrenschnitt retteten ihm das Leben.
  5. Wer sich retten konnte, ist geflohen.
  6. Er rettet uns aus der Verzweiflung eines Lebens ohne Hoffnung.
  7. 2.500 Kinder rettete sie aus dem Warschauer Ghetto, doppelt so viele wie Oskar Schindler.
  8. Wir retten Tiere vor Plastik.
  9. Peter kennt Empathie und rettet deshalb defekte Maschinen vor ihrer Verschrottung.
  10. Sie rettete mich vor meiner eigenen Wut und dem Hass anderer.
Part of Speech: 
Examples: English: 
  1. The girl saves the dog.
  2. The Germans saved the Euro through consumption.
  3. The pilot was able to save himself with the parachute.
  4. Emergency operation and tracheotomy saved his life.
  5. Whoever could save themselves fled.
  6. He saves us from the desparation of a life without hope.
  7. She saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto, twice as many as Oskar Schindler.
  8. We save animals from plastic.
  9. Peter knows empathy and saves therefore defective machines from their scrapping.
  10. She saved me from my own anger and the hate of others.
Sentence Templates: German: 
  1. PROTECTOR rettet PROTAGONIST.
  2. PROTECTOR rettet PROTAGONIST.dative ASSET.accusative.
  3. PROTECTOR rettet ASSET.
  4. PROTECTOR rettet ASSET vor DANGER.
  5. PROTECTOR rettet ASSET aus DANGER.
  6. PROTECTOR rettet PROTAGONIST vor DANGER.
  7. PROTECTOR rettet PROTAGONIST aus DANGER.
Sentence Templates: English: 
  1. PROTECTOR saves PROTAGONIST.
  2. PROTECTOR saves PROTAGONIST's ASSET.
  3. PROTECTOR saves ASSET.
  4. PROTECTOR saves ASSET from DANGER.
  5. PROTECTOR saves ASSET from DANGER.
  6. PROTECTOR saves PROTAGONIST from DANGER.
  7. PROTECTOR saves PROTAGONIST from DANGER.
Additional forms: 
(er) hütet, hat gehütet, hütete
Details: 

to protect, to keep safe

Used more narrowly than "schützen," usually in the context of protecting or guarding an object or information, e.g. "er hütete das Geheimnis wie seinen Augapfel" ("he guarded the secret jealously," literally "he guarded the secret like his eyeball").

Examples: German: 
  1. Braumeister hüten die Rezeptur für ihr Bier wie einen kostbaren Schatz.
  2. Der Drache hütet einen Schatz.
  3. Vor wem müssen sich Eichhörnchen hüten?
  4. Er hütet den Mundart-Schatz.
Examples: English: 
  1. Master brewers protect the recipe for their beer like a valuable treasure.
  2. The dragon protects/guards a treasure.
  3. Of whom do squirrels have to beware?
  4. He protects the dialect treasure.
Part of Speech: 
Sentence Templates: German: 
  1. PROTECTOR hütet ASSET.
Sentence Templates: English: 
  1. PROTECTOR protects ASSET.
Collocations: 
etw.(AKK) wie seinen Augapfel hüten - to guard something jealously
English LU Reference: 
to protect
to keep safe
Details: 

protection

Used as in English. Has no plural form.

Examples: German: 
  1. Unsere Aufgabe ist der Schutz von Zivilisisten.
  2. Warme Kleider sind der beste Schutz gegen Kälte.
  3. Sie stellten die Kinder unter ihren Schutz.
  4. Das Wahrzeichen steht unter seinem Schutz.
Examples: English: 
  1. Our assignment is the protection of civilians.
  2. Warm clothes are the best protection against cold.
  3. They placed the children under her protection.
  4. The emblem is under his protection.
Part of Speech: 
Sentence Templates: German: 
  1. PROTECTOR ist Schutz gegen DANGER.
Sentence Templates: English: 
  1. PROTECTOR is protection against DANGER.
English LU Reference: 
protection
safety
Additional forms: 
geschützter, am geschütztesten
Details: 

protected

Used as in English.

Examples: German: 
  1. Der Laubfrosch ist geschützt.
  2. Der Lebensraum der Nager ist geschützt.
  3. Diese Fotografien sind urheberrechtlich geschützt.
  4. Hier ist man gut geschützt.
  5. Die Flüchtlinge sind geschützt.
  6. Das ist eine geschützte Tierart.
Part of Speech: 
Examples: English: 
  1. The tree frog is protected.
  2. The habitat of the rodents is protected.
  3. These photographs are copyright protected.
  4. Here, one is well protected.
  5. The refugees are protected.
  6. That is a protected species.
Sentence Templates: German: 
  1. PROTAGONIST ist geschützt.
  2. ASSET ist geschützt.
  3. [geschützt- PROTAGONIST]
  4. [geschützt-ASSET]
Sentence Templates: English: 
  1. PROTAGONIST is protected.
  2. ASSET is protected.
  3. [protected PROTAGONIST]
  4. [protected ASSET]
English LU Reference: 
protected

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