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English-German translation for: sharpen
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Dictionary English German: sharpen

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English German
VERB  to sharpen | sharpened | sharpened ... 
SYNO   to heighten | to sharpen | to point ... 
to sharpen
to sharpen
schleifen [schärfen]
to sharpen
to sharpen
agr. to sharpen
dengeln [Sense]
to sharpen sth. [a pencil, an arrow, etc.]etw.Akk. spitzen [einen Bleistift, einen Pfeil etc.]
2 Words
sb. would sharpenjd. schliffe
to sharpen sb.'s witsjds. Verstand schärfen
3 Words
idiom Sharpen your elbows.Benutze deine Ellenbogen.
to sharpen a dogeinen Hund scharfmachen
to sharpen a knifeein Messer schärfen
law to sharpen a lawein Gesetz verschärfen
to sharpen a pencileinen Bleistift anspitzen
to sharpen a pencileinen Bleistift spitzen
law to sharpen a sentenceeine Strafe verschärfen
to sharpen an illnesseine Krankheit verschlimmern
to sharpen an imageein Bild scharfstellen [z. B. bei Bildbearbeitung]
orn. to sharpen its beak [of a bird]seinen Schnabel wetzen [auch: sich den Schnabel wetzen] [Vogel]
to sharpen one's clawsseine Krallen schärfen
to sharpen one's voicemit der Stimme eindringlicher werden
to sharpen one's wordsheftigere Worte einsetzen
to sharpen the appetiteden Appetit stärken
to sharpen the desiredas Verlangen erhöhen
to sharpen the mindden Verstand schärfen
to sharpen the paindie Schmerzen verschlimmern
to sharpen the situationdie Lage zuspitzen
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A 2022-04-16: Korrektur: ... +to sharpen a dog+ im Englischen ...
Q 2015-02-19: What phantom word is +blunten / bluntened+ ? False / infantile analogy dra...
Q 2015-02-19: use of the word sharpen correct?
A 2012-03-06: Sharpen your elbows!
Q 2012-03-06: Sharpen your elbows!
A 2011-08-18: Yes, there is an option in Photoshop to sharpen a picture
A 2011-02-16: Good old Google: many hits for "honing pigeon" = a pigeon trained to sharp...
A 2009-12-31: This is a good opportunity to sharpen my spamfilter's teeth.
A 2009-09-23: I don't think sharpen the saw is an old saying in English either.
Q 2009-09-23: sharpen the saw
A 2009-04-21: sharpen our/a company's customer focus ??
A 2008-06-04: give artists an opportunity to sharpen their profiles
Q 2006-11-04: helping you to sharpen your business edge
A 2006-03-30: sharpen
Q 2006-03-30: sharpen
A 2006-01-26: @ proteus :sharpen evryones gaze/view of the horizon?
A 2005-03-17: He needs to sharpen his pencil ... < idiomatically dubious
A 2005-03-17: He needs to sharpen his pencil ...

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