Sentence examples of "dessen" in German with translation "his"

Der Außenminister wird den Ministerpräsidenten in dessen Abwesenheit vertreten. The foreign minister will act for the Prime Minister in his absence.
Sein Cousin, dessen Namen ich vergessen habe, war ein Krankenpfleger. His cousin, whose name I forget, was a nurse.
Tom macht sich immer über John wegen dessen Dialekt lustig. Tom always makes fun of John because of his dialect.
Tom hing, wie schon so oft, am Anfang des Satzes herum, während Mary, schon zwölf Worte vor ihm, sich jetzt in dessen Mitte befand. Tom, as his usual, lagged at the beginning of the sentence, when Mary, already twelve words ahead of him, was now in its middle.
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