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Translating “He hurts her more than she does to him.”

I am German learner at an intermediate level. The superlative sentence should pose no problems to me. However, I can’t translate this following sentence well: He hurts her more than she does to ...
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Why does “ablecken” become “abzulecken” in this sentence?

I'm trying to take apart this sentence to understand how it's put together. It's from a children's book called "Wer will eine kleine Katze haben?" Here is the sentence: Als Mama die dicke Bella ...
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Why isn't the verb separated in “Wenn du aufstehst”?

I thought the translation for What do you do when you get up? would be: Was machst du, wenn du stehst auf? But I've read it is: Was machst du, wenn du aufstehst?
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Wie kann man wissen, ob ein Verb trennbar ist?

Gibt es eine bewährte Regel um zu entscheiden, ob ein Verb trenn- bar ist?