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1

aufschließen

to open up, to unlock

2

emporziehen

to pull up

3

If you are about to give someone the shaft, you first must occupy their attention, engage them (e.g. calling a meeting)

beschäftigen: to employ, to occupy, to engage

4

zurückstehen

to stand behind

5

mitteilen/mittheilen

to impart, to communicate, to disclose

6

Having to stand while you work is inconvenient, circuitous, laborious

umständlich: inconvenient, circuitous, laborious

7

we have sonar in our submarine; therefore/consequently, we can find the enemy ships

sonach: therefore, consequently

8

ansehen

to face, to inspect, to behold

9

treffen looks like 'traffic'; to exceed/surpass someone in traffic

übertreffen: to exceed, to surpass

10

erfassen

to conceive, to apprehend, to capture

11

Alf (as an army general) puts/places (stellen) troops somewhere, so he marshals/deploys troops

aufstellen: to marshal, to deploy

12

übertreffen

to exceed, to surpass

13

sonach

therefore, consequently

14

in a séance, you face/inspect/behold the dead

ansehen: to face, to inspect, to behold

15

beschäftigen

to employ, to occupy, to engage

16

If you have multiple girlfriends, and if they find out about each other, then in each case / respectively you need to buy her jewelry

jeweils: in each case, respectively

17

aufstellen

to marshal, to deploy

18

Alf opens up / unlocks the jail cell of a sleazy person (Jeffrey Epstein)

aufschließen: to open up, to unlock

19

abgeben sich

to bother about, to have to do with

20

jeweils

respectively, in each case

21

wohnen is ‘to dwell’; in a place where you dwell, you are accustomed to it – everything is habitual and familiar

gewohnt [adj.]: accustomed, habitual, familiar

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gewohnt [adj.]

accustomed, habitual, familiar

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umständlich

inconvenient, circuitous, laborious