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English-German translation for: telling
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ADJ   telling | more telling | most telling
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NOUN   telling | tellings
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VERB  to tell | told | told
telling | tells
 
SYNO   impressive | telling | singing ... 
telling {adj}
190
aufschlussreich
telling {adj}
103
vielsagend
telling {adj} {pres-p} [narrating]
30
erzählend
telling {adj} {pres-p} [reporting]
19
berichtend
telling {adj} [blush]
10
verräterisch [Erröten]
telling {adj} [effective]
8
wirkungsvoll
telling {adj} {pres-p} [saying]
8
sagend
telling {adj} [argument]
6
schlagend [Argument]
telling {adj} {pres-p}bezeichnend
telling {adj} {pres-p}sprechend
telling {adj} [blow]empfindlich [Schlag]
Nouns
telling
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Erzählen {n}
2 Words: Others
especially telling {adj} [revealing]besonders entlarvend
more telling {adj}vielsagender
Not telling! [coll.]Sag ich nicht! [ugs.]
telling offheimleuchtend
worth telling {adj} [postpos.]erzählenswert
2 Words: Nouns
fortune tellingWahrsagerei {f}
fortune-tellingWahrsagen {n}
fortune-tellingWahrsagerei {f}
tale-tellingPetzerei {f} [ugs.]
telling argumentvielsagendes Argument {n}
ling. lit. telling name [aptronym]sprechender Name {m}
telling off [coll.]Anpfiff {m} [ugs.] [scharfe Zurechtweisung]
telling silencevielsagendes Schweigen {n}
telling timeZeitmessung {f}
telling-off [coll.]Gardinenpredigt {f} [ugs.]
telling-off [coll.]Rüffel {m} [ugs.]
telling-off [coll.]Standpauke {f} [ugs.]
3 Words: Others
telling a lieanschwindelnd
There's no telling. [idiom]Das lässt sich nicht sagen.
idiom You're telling me!Wem sagst du das?
3 Words: Verbs
to recall telling oneself sth.sich zurückerinnern, sichDat. etw. gesagt zu haben
3 Words: Nouns
idiom a telling exampleein treffendes Beispiel {n}
fortune-telling businessGeschäft {n} eines Wahrsagers
esot. fortune-telling machineWahrsageautomat {m}
4 Words: Others
I'm telling the truth.Ich sage die Wahrheit.
That would be telling. [idiom]Das darf ich nicht verraten.
You are telling me! [idiom]Wem erzählen Sie das! [formelle Anrede] [Idiom]
You are telling me! [idiom]Wem sagen Sie das! [formelle Anrede] [Idiom]
4 Words: Verbs
to catch sb. telling a liejdn. beim Lügen erwischen
4 Words: Nouns
art of story-tellingKunst {f} Geschichten zu erzählen
art of telling storiesKunst {f} Geschichten zu erzählen
telling of a storyErzählung {f}
5+ Words: Others
"You're not telling the truth, are you?" "I am, so!" [coll.]"Du sagst nicht die Wahrheit, oder?" "Sag ich wohl!" [ugs.]
Everything points to him telling the truth.Es weist alles darauf hin, dass er die Wahrheit sagt.
Have you been telling porkies again? [Br.] [sl.]Erzählst du wieder Geschichten? [ugs.]
Have you been telling porkies again? [Br.] [sl.]Erzählst du wieder Lügen?
I'm telling you the way it is.Ich sage Ihnen, wie es ist.
I'm telling you the way it is. [said to one person]Ich sage dir, wie es ist.
I'm telling you the way it is. [said to two or more people]Ich sage euch, wie es ist.
It loses a lot in the telling.Das kann man gar nicht so schön erzählen.
It's the only way you'll know I'm telling the truth.Nur so kannst du feststellen, dass ich die Wahrheit sage.
That's what my wife keeps telling me.Das erzählt mir meine Frau auch immer. [ugs.]
There is no telling what he may do. [idiom]Man kann nicht sagen / wissen, was er tut.
There's never any telling with him.Bei ihm lässt sich das nie sagen.
There's no telling how long the talks could last. [idiom]Es lässt sich nicht absehen, wie lange die Gespräche dauern werden.
There's no way of telling. [idiom]Da steckt man nicht drin. [ugs.] [Redewendung]
There's the statue I was telling you about.Da ist die Statue, von der ich dir erzählt habe.
They intimidated him into not telling the police.Sie schüchterten ihn so ein, dass er der Polizei nichts erzählte.
You've been telling it wrong. [coll.]Du hast es nicht richtig erzählt.
5+ Words: Verbs
to get a good telling-off [coll.]eine Standpauke bekommen [ugs.]
to get a good telling-off [coll.]kräftig ausgeschimpft werden
idiom to give sb. a (real) telling-off [coll.]jdm. eine Standpauke halten [ugs.]
to give sb. a good telling-off [coll.]jdn. kräftig ausschimpfen
to give sb. a good telling-off [coll.]jdm. eine (kräftige) Standpauke halten [ugs.]
to give sb. a real telling-offjdm. den Text lesen [ugs.] [veraltet] [Redewendung] [eine Strafpredigt halten]
idiom to give sb. a real telling-offjdm. eine Strafpredigt halten [ugs.]
idiom to give sb. a real telling-off [coll.]jdm. eine Wucht geben / verpassen [ugs.]
5+ Words: Nouns
difficulty telling left from rightLinks-Rechts-Schwäche {f}
Fiction (Literature and Film)
mus. F The heavens are telling the glory of God [also: The heavens declare the glory of God]Die Himmel erzählen die Ehre Gottes [J. S. Bach, BWV 76]
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A 2023-03-20: @Uffiee: I'm telling you, the exceptions to that rule are also basic gramm...
A 2019-01-30: Telling the truth and ...
A 2018-11-28: Sometimes he left without telling me.
A 2018-01-04: Telling variant: +mockery of law and justice+ Good idea to look up such te...
A 2017-05-01: +well+ is an adverb of manner here, telling us +in which manner+ the boat ...
A 2016-12-10: Here we are: +uffie+ telling Timothy Leary how to write better English!!!
Q 2016-04-03: Telling the time with "h" instead of "o'clock"
A 2015-06-20: Most of the time, a judgement is more telling about the judge than about t...
A 2015-05-12: to the point, apposite, pertinent, applicable, telling
Q 2015-05-08: pushpin im Zusammenhang: There is no telling whether he loves his dog, be...
A 2015-04-16: Or: From story-telling nothing can be known
A 2015-04-16: By story-telling nothing can be known.
A 2015-04-15: Nothing can be known by means of telling tales
Q 2015-04-15: telling
A 2014-08-27: If you buy the book there will probably be a code and information telling ...
Q 2014-07-21: Telling the person with the remote control to play, pause, rewind etc
A 2012-09-28: I dont remember telling you it was school homework, adults learn German in...
A 2012-05-13: There are no guidelines telling us how we ought to be - - - +(a hypothesis...
Q 2011-10-08: I would appreciate you , not telling lies about me.
A 2011-05-29: I read the story—she's a drifter, telling us that she's "always staying on...

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