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zu sein

  
      vi   irreg aux sein   to be shut or closed  
inf   (=betrunken, high sein)   to be stoned inf  
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sein, sein, Sein, ab sein

das brauchte nicht zu sein exp.
it need not {or} it need never have happened {or} have been ; it didn't have to happen

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
the upward trend seems to be slowing
exp.
too good to be true
exp.
admittedly {or} certainly it doesn't seem easy
exp.
that does not HAVE to be bad
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'zu sein' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
total zu sein
[UK]
exp.
total zu sein
to be stoned out of one's mind
exp.
um ganz ehrlich zu sein, ...
exp.
um genau zu sein
exp.
um ehrlich zu sein
to be frank with you
exp.
ohne kränkend zu sein
exp.
ein von und zu sein
exp.
um ganz genau zu sein
exp.
er scheint ... zu sein
exp.
um ganz ehrlich zu sein
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"zu sein": examples and translations in context
Das erlaubt Bakterien natürlich, multizellulär zu sein. Of course what that allows bacteria to do is to be multicellular.
Das scheint mir etwas allgemein formuliert zu sein. This appears to me to be a rather non-specific choice of words.
Vater zu sein ist kein Teilzeitjob. Being a father's not a part-time job.
Präsident zu sein ... bedeutet viel Verantwortung. Being the President is, a lot of responsibility.
Dies scheint aufgrund eingefleischter Gewohnheiten nicht immer so zu sein. But because of inveterate habit, it does not always appear to be like this.
Zurzeit scheinen mehrere Halbwahrheiten im Umlauf zu sein. At the moment, a number of half-truths seem to be circulating.
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