Sentence examples of "being" in English

He barely missed being killed. Er ist nur knapp dem Tod entkommen.
He doesn't like being told what to do. Er lässt sich nicht gerne Anweisungen geben.
Being free, she went out for a walk. Da sie Zeit hatte, ging sie spazieren.
They insisted on the criminal being punished. Sie bestanden darauf, dass der Verbrecher bestraft wird.
Holmes went out of the room without being noticed by anyone. Holmes ging aus dem Zimmer ohne dass dies jemand bemerkte.
Tom was just being polite. Tom war nur höflich.
There is little, if any, hope of his being alive. Es gibt wenig Hoffnung, dass er lebt. Wenn überhaupt.
I don't like being asked to go shopping. Ich mag es nicht, wenn man mich fragt, ob ich einkaufen ginge.
Liberty consists of being able to make everything as harmless as possible. Freiheit besteht darin, alles machen zu können, was keinem anderen schadet.
He is being kind today. Er ist heute freundlich.
There being no train, we had to walk all the way. Da es keinen Zug gab, mussten wir den ganzen Weg zu Fuß laufen.
Stop being so fucking retarded! Sei nicht so verdammt zurückgeblieben.
Intermediate and advanced language courses are given in the language being learned. Zwischen- und Fortgeschrittenen Sprachkurse werden in der Sprache gegeben, die gelernt wurde.
She came near being drowned. Sie wäre fast ertrunken.
There are downsides to being pretty. Hübsch zu sein hat auch seine Nachteile.
I like being on the team. Ich bin gerne in der Mannschaft.
My car is being fixed now. Mein Auto ist gerade in der Werkstatt.
She scolded him for being late. Sie schimpfte ihn aus, weil er zu spät war.
He takes pride in being punctual. Er ist stolz auf seine Pünktlichkeit.
She charged me with being irresponsible. Sie warf mir vor, verantwortungslos zu sein.
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