Unique: The editorially approved PONS Online Dictionary with text translation tool now includes a database with hundreds of millions of real translations from the Internet. See how foreign-language expressions are used in real life.
Real language usage will help your translations to gain in accuracy and idiomaticity!
How do I find the new sentence examples?
Enter a word (“newspaper”), a word combination (“exciting trip”) or a phrase (“with all good wishes”) into the search box.
The search engine displays hits in the dictionary entries plus translation examples, which contain the exact or a similar word or phrase.
This new feature displays references to sentence pairs from translated texts, which we have found for you on the Internet, directly within many of our PONS dictionary entries.
10 exemples tirés d'Internet
A click on the tab “Usage Examples” displays a full inventory of translations to all of the senses of the headword. Usage examples present in the PONS Dictionary will be displayed first.
These are then followed by relevant examples from the Internet.
Phrases d'exemples tirées d'Internet (non-vérifiées par l'équipe de rédaction)
What are the advantages?
The PONS Dictionary delivers the reliability of a dictionary which has been editorially reviewed and expanded over the course of decades.
In addition, the Dictionary is now supplemented with millions of real-life translation examples from external sources. So, now you can see how a concept is translated in specific contexts.
You can find the answers to questions like “Can you really say … in German?” And so, you will produce more stylistically sophisticated translations.
Where do the “Examples from the Internet” come from?