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English-German translation for: impossible
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ADJ   impossible | more impossible | most impossible
NOUN1   an impossible [an impossibility] | impossibles
NOUN2   the impossible [that which seems impossible] | -
SYNO   impossible | insufferable ... 
impossible {adj}
impossible {adj}
impossible {adj} [standard, etc.]
impossible {adj}
impossible {adj}nicht möglich
impossible {adj} [coll.] [intolerable]unerträglich
2 Words: Others
absolutely impossible {adj}völlig unmöglich
absolutely impossible {adj} [for a human being]menschenunmöglich
borderline impossible {adj}quasi unmöglich
completely impossible {adj}völlig unmöglich
It's impossible.Es geht nicht.
It's impossible.Es ist unmöglich.
made impossible {past-p}verunmöglicht
nearly impossible {adj}nahezu unmöglich
sheer impossible {adj}völlig unmöglich
That's impossible!Das gibt's doch nicht! [ugs.]
virtually impossible {adj}praktisch unmöglich
virtually impossible {adj}so gut wie unmöglich
2 Words: Verbs
to make impossibleverunmöglichen [bes. schweiz.]
to render sth. impossibleetw. unmöglich machen
to seem impossibleunmöglich erscheinen
2 Words: Nouns
art impossible bottleGeduldflasche {f}
impossible bottleGeduldsflasche {f}
impossible figureunmögliche Figur {f}
impossible objectunmögliche Figur {f}
3 Words: Others
against impossible odds {adv}ohne (realistische) Erfolgschancen
at impossible times {adv}zu unmöglichen Zeiten
impossible to beat {adj}unüberbietbar
impossible to counterfeit {adv}fälschungssicher
impossible to implement {adj}unumsetzbar
impossible to recover {adj} [postpos.] [e.g. losses]nicht mehr gutzumachen [nur prädikativ]
impossible to replace {adj} [postpos.]unersetzlich
near on impossible {adj} [chiefly pred.]nahezu unmöglich
proverb Nothing is impossible.Es gibt nichts, was es nicht gibt.
3 Words: Verbs
to achieve the impossibledas Unmögliche zuwege bringen
to attempt the impossibledas Unmögliche versuchen
to dare the impossibledas Unmögliche wagen
to manage the impossibledas Unmögliche schaffen
4 Words: Verbs
to ask for the impossibledas Unmögliche verlangen
to be well-nigh impossiblepraktisch unmöglich sein
5+ Words: Others
(Just) from the point of view of space it's impossible.Rein räumlich ist das unmöglich.
as it is impossible to failda es unmöglich ist zu versagen
He made it impossible for his son to stay.Er hat seinen Sohn fortgetrieben.
I think it is impossible that ...Ich halte es für unmöglich, dass ...
It has been found impossible.Es hat sich als unmöglich erwiesen.
It is impossible for us.Es ist uns unmöglich.
psych. quote It is impossible not to communicate.Man kann nicht nicht kommunizieren. [Paul Watzlawick]
electr. tech. It is impossible to exceed the ... [value, data set etc.]Eine Überschreitung der / des ... ist nicht möglich. [z. B. Werte, Daten]
It was impossible for me to ...Es war mir unmöglich zu ...
It was impossible to think of going further.An ein Weiterkommen war nicht zu denken.
That man is impossible to deal with!Mit dem Mann ist nichts anzufangen! [ugs.]
proverb The impossible we do right away, miracles take a little longer.Unmögliches erledigen wir sofort, Wunder dauern etwas länger.
lit. quote When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. [Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes]Wenn du das Unmögliche ausgeschlossen hast, dann ist das, was übrig bleibt, die Wahrheit, wie unwahrscheinlich sie auch ist.
5+ Words: Verbs
to have an impossible time doing sth.etw. (einfach) nicht schaffen
to make it impossible for sb. to do sth.jdm. verunmöglichen, etw. zu tun
Fiction (Literature and Film)
lit. F Impossible Odds [Dave Duncan]Der Tanz der Klingen
RadioTV F Mission: ImpossibleKobra, übernehmen Sie / Unmöglicher Auftrag
film F Mission: Impossible [Brian De Palma]Mission: Impossible
RadioTV F Mission: Impossible [TV series]In geheimer Mission [Fernsehserie]
film F Mission: ImpossibleGhost Protocol [Brad Bird]Mission: ImpossiblePhantom Protokoll
lit. F The Impossible Dead [Ian Rankin]Die Sünden der Gerechten
lit. F The Saint of the Impossible [Arnon Grunberg]Der Heilige des Unmöglichen
lit. F The Temptation of the Impossible [Mario Vargas Llosa]Victor Hugo und die Versuchung des Unmöglichen
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Q 2019-01-05: It is impossible …
A 2017-11-03: @ Windfall: You're right, it's impossible to decipher without some further...
A 2015-02-21: Yes, but without context it's impossible to say if the given translation i...
A 2015-02-04: Again, more context is impossible
A 2014-11-27: which in my view is impossible to negotiate / to clear / traverse
A 2014-10-28: Impossible to judge without context.
A 2014-07-21: Impossible to translate this text from German to English
A 2014-06-21: It is impossible to make up for this.
A 2013-10-03: But Catesse is right, too. Averaging 1.7 shots over 18 holes is impossible.
A 2013-07-01: Brief? Impossible;-) Look each of them up in the dictionary and you'll know why.
A 2012-10-25: http://www.dict.cc/?s=proposed http://www.dict.cc/?s=round-trip+ h...
A 2012-10-25: that make it impossible for the proposed round trip to take place
Q 2012-07-18: Um alles in der Welt, warum? Die Frage "Is consensus impossible?" wurde sc...
A 2012-02-02: Just from that fragment it's impossible to tell.
A 2012-01-27: The impossible I / we can do, miracles may take a little longer - please e...
A 2012-01-27: The impossible is done at once, miracles take a little longer!
A 2011-05-15: Generally no comma - but without the rest of the sentence it's impossible ...
A 2011-04-15: suggest: "Parking well-neigh impossible" ;-)
A 2011-02-05: So vielleicht? http://www.google.de/search?hl=de&client=firefox-a&rlz=1R1G...
Q 2011-01-17: Erste Medizingeräteübersetzung (Langzeit-EKG-Gerät) - "It is unable to" so...

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