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English-German translation for: roost
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NOUN   a roost | roosts
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VERB  to roost | roosted | roosted ... 
 
SYNO   to perch | to rest | to roost
orn. to roost [bird]
224
[auf der Stange / dem Ast] schlafen
orn. to roost [bird]
97
[auf der Stange / dem Ast] sitzen
to roost [lodge or stay, esp. for the night]
28
logieren [(vorübergehend) schlafen oder wohnen]
to roost [lodge or stay for a night or a period of time, usu. in an informal or temporary manner]sein Quartier aufgeschlagen haben [ugs.] [(vorübergehend) schlafen oder wohnen]
Nouns
orn. roost
236
Schlafplatz {m}
orn. roost
19
Schlafsitz {m}
2 Words
zool. day roostWochenstube {f} [bei Fledermäusen]
zool. nursery roostWochenstube {f} [bei Fledermäusen]
3 Words
to rule the roost [idiom]der Herr im Hause sein
orn. (hen / chicken) roostHühnerstange {f}
4 Words
to come back to roostsich rächen
cock of the roostHahn {m} im Korb
5+ Words
proverb Curses, like chickens, come home to roost.Wer anderen eine Grube gräbt, fällt selbst hinein.
idiom The chickens come home to roost.Es rächt sich (jetzt).
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A 2011-09-29: Perhaps this definition will help - http://oxforddictionaries.com/definiti...
Q 2011-09-29: chickens who come home to roost
A 2009-06-15: the chickens are coming home to roost
Q 2009-06-15: the chickens are coming home to roost
A 2005-09-09: Full proverb: Curses, like chickens, come home to roost
Q 2005-09-09: chickens come home to roost

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