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English-German translation for: to paint a gloomy picture of sth [e g of future events or a situation]
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to paint a gloomy picture (of sth.) [fig.] [e. g. of future events or a situation](von etw.Dat.) ein düsteres Bild zeichnen [fig.] [z. B. von zukünftigen Ereignissen oder einer Situation]
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to get a grip on sb./sth. [fig.] [take control of a person or situation]jdn./etw. in den Griff bekommen [fig.] [unter Kontrolle bekommen]
to line sth. [internally with fabric, e.g. a coat or the inside of a box]etw.Akk. auspolstern
to date sth. [to mark e.g. a check with a date] [also: to determine the time of origin; e.g. to date a fossil]etw. datieren [etw. mit einem Datum versehen] [auch: die Entstehungszeit von etwas bestimmen]
to exploit sth. [make use of a situation etc. in a way considered unfair or underhand]sichDat. etw. zunutze machen [bes. auf unfaire oder hinterlistige Weise]
to ease sth. out of sth. [e.g. a car out of a narrow space]etw. vorsichtig aus etw. hinausbewegen
to give sth. a try / go [coll.] [e.g. a diet, a type of sport]es einmal mit etw.Dat. versuchen [ugs.]
to cry over sb./sth. [e.g. loss of a loved one or sth. valuable]jdn./etw. beweinen
art to paint sth. with distemper [e.g. a canvas]etw.Akk. mit Temperafarbe bemalen
to paint a glowing picture of sth. [idiom]etw.Akk. in rosigen Farben schildern [Redewendung]
to paint a pessimistic picture of sth. [idiom]ein schwarzes Bild von etw.Dat. malen [Redewendung]
to paint a rosy picture of sth. [idiom]etw.Akk. in den heitersten Farben schildern [Redewendung]
to paint a rosy picture of sth. [idiom]etw.Akk. in rosigen Farben schildern [Redewendung]
to repad sth. [e.g. repair or replace the upholstery of a chair seat, armrest, sofa, etc.]etw. aufpolstern [die Polsterung von etw. aufarbeiten, erneuern usw.]
to paint a black picture of sb./sth. [idiom]Schwarzmalerei betreiben
to take off (of sth.) [e.g. from a reel, coil or spool](von etw.) abspulen [z. B. Garn oder Draht von einer Spule]
to train sth. on sb./sth. [to aim or direct, e.g., a gun or telescope on sb./sth.]etw.Akk. auf jdn./etw. richten [z. B. eine Waffe oder ein Fernglas]
to let down sth. [e.g. the hem of a pair of pants, a sleeve, a skirt]etw.Akk. rauslassen [ugs.] [z. B. den Hosensaum, Ärmelsaum, Rocksaum]
to loose sth. [e.g. a shot, a missile or a round]etw. abfeuern [z. B. einen Schuss, eine Rakete oder eine Ladung]
gastr. to singe sth. [e.g., fine hairs or bristles off the carcass of fowl or pig]etw. absengen [z. B. Federn / Kiele bzw. Borsten von Geflügel und Schweinigem]
bot. hort. to fruit [e.g. of a tree or bush; to produce fruit]Früchte tragen [z. B. Baum, Strauch; Früchte hervorbringen]
to massacre sb./sth. [coll.] [fig.] [e.g. a piece of music, a play; a sporting opponent]jdn./etw. massakrieren [ugs.] [fig.] [z. B. ein Musikstück, Theaterstück; einen Wettkampfgegner]
to exercise sth. [e.g. a right or power]etw. in Anspruch nehmen [von einem Recht oder einer Vollmacht Gebrauch machen]
econ. to spin sth. off [e.g. a division of a company]etw. ausgründen [z. B. einen Unternehmensteil]
ind. to stamp sth. [e.g. a design into a sheet of metal]etw.Akk. verprägen
to analyse sth. [Br.] [e.g. a sentence or clause]etw.Akk. zerlegen [analysieren] [z. B. einen Satz]
to analyze sth. [Am.] [e.g. a sentence or clause]etw.Akk. zerlegen [analysieren] [z. B. einen Satz]
to concoct sth. [devise] [e.g. a scheme or plan]etw.Akk. ausbrüten [ugs.] [ersinnen] [z. B. einen Plan]
weapons to couch sth. [archaic] [e.g. a lance or spear]etw. einlegen [z. B. eine Lanze oder einen Speer]
to crush sth. [crease or crumple] [e.g. a dress]etw.Akk. zerdrücken [ugs.] [zerknittern] [z. B. ein Kleid]
to savage sb. [e.g. of a dog, or lion: attack and maul sb.]jdn. anfallen und verletzen [z. B. Hund, Löwe]
to rather sb./sth. [nonstandard or regional] [prefer] [often with a modal verb, e.g. I would rather a coffee]jdn./etw. vorziehen
lit. to adapt sth. [e.g. a novel for the stage or screen]etw.Akk. bearbeiten [z. B. einen Roman für die Bühne oder den Film]
to ballpark sth. [Am.] [coll.] [e.g. a ballpark estimate or figure]etw. (grob) schätzen [Menge, Zeitaufwand, etc.]
to rumple sth. [e.g. a bed or bedsheet, sb.'s hair]etw.Akk. zerwühlen [z. B. ein Bett, jds. Haare]
idiom to have a devil of a time (doing sth.) [task, situation]eine sehr schwierige Aufgabe / Lage zu bewältigen haben
to constitute sth. [make up, e.g. the majority, a part or proportion]etw.Akk. ausmachen [bilden, sein, z. B. die Mehrheit, einen Teil]
to pick sb./sth. out [e.g. person or face in a crowd]jdn./etw. identifizieren [z. B. Person oder Gesicht in einer Menge]
to be savaged by sth. [e.g. girl by a dog or lion]von etw. angefallen und verletzt werden [z. B. Mädchen von einem Hund oder Löwen]
to paint a false picture of realityein falsches Bild (von) der Wirklichkeit vermitteln
comp. Internet to collapse sth. [e.g. a menu of commands]etw.Akk. zuklappen [z. B. im Navigationsfensterbereich]
to send forth sb./sth. [people or animals, e.g. a dove as messenger]jdn./etw. hinaussenden [Menschen oder Tiere, z. B. Brieftauben als Boten]
sports to paddle sth. [e.g. the length of a river](sichDat.) etw.Akk. erpaddeln [ugs.]
to hold sth. upright [e.g. a cup of water]etw.Akk. gerade halten [z. B. ein Glas Wasser]
to shake sth. out [e.g. of a piggybank, sleeve]etw. herausbeuteln [österr.]
to paint a picture of gloom and doom [idiom]Schwarzmalerei betreiben
to preserve sth. [e.g. a sense of humour, peace, quiet]etw. bewahren [beibehalten, erhalten]
to leave a mark [e.g. of a foot in the ground]sichAkk. abdrücken [z. B. einer Schuhsohle im Boden] [eine Markierung (Abdruck) hinterlassen]
to bar sth. [e.g. place bars in front of a window]etw. verrammeln [ugs.]
to weigh sth. [to have a weight of sth., e.g. in pounds]etw.Akk. haben [wiegen]
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