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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
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um ganz ehrlich zu sein, ...
exp.
um genau zu sein
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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
Tom scheint nur morgens beschäftigt zu sein. Tom only seems to be busy in the morning.
Die Todesursache scheint eine Schussverletzung zu sein. The cause of death seems to be a gunshot wound.
- Vater zu sein ist unglaublich. I mean, being a parent is... well, it's unbelievable.
Präsident zu sein ... bedeutet viel Verantwortung. Being the President is, a lot of responsibility.
Dennoch scheinen mehr Aufsicht und Kontrolle vonnöten zu sein. Nonetheless, more supervision and monitoring seem to be called for.
Europa scheint bei dieser Technologie führend zu sein. Europe seems to be leading the way with this technology.
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