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English-German translation for: schief
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German-English Dictionary: schief

schief [nicht parallel]
crooked {adj}
awry {adj} {adv}
lopsided {adj}
askew {adj} {adv}
oblique {adj} [line, angle etc.]
raked {adj} [inclined, lopsided]
bias {adj} {adv}
skew {adj}
wry {adj} [smile]
leaning {adj}
slanting {adj}
askance {adv}
wonky {adj} [coll.]
crookedly {adv}
inclined {adj}
aslant {adv}
sloping {adj}
cross {adj}
cockeyed {adj}
asymmetric {adj}
lopsidedly {adv}
askant {adj}
scalene {adj}
atilt {adj}
blooey {adj} [Am.] [coll.]
asquint {adj}
agley {adj} [Scot.]
sigogglin {adj} [Am.] [dated]
at a slant {adj} {adv}
at an angle {adj} {adv}
to one side {adv}
out of square {adj} {adv}
skew-whiff {adj} {adv} [Br.] [coll.]
out of true {adj}constr.
schief [schräg gestellt, geneigt]
slanted {adj} {adv} [oblique, sloping]
schief [lächeln]
wryly {adv}
schief [Bild, Deutung, etc.]
inappropriate {adj}
ganz schief
completely askew {adj} {adv}
jd. stellte schief
sb. slanted
schief gewickelt [fig.] [ugs.]
on the wrong track [idiom]
jdn. schief ansehen
to look askant at sb.
schief aufsetzen [Hut, Kappe etc.]
to set askew [hat, cap, etc.]
schief gehen [alt] [ugs.] [misslingen]
to go awry
to go wrong
schief hängen [Bild]
to be crooked [picture]
schief laufen [alt] [ugs.] [misslingen]
to go wrong
schief laufen [nicht fig.]
to walk lopsidedly
schief sein
to be sloping
to be out of kilter [out of alignment]
schief singen [ugs.]
to sing flat [coll.]mus.
schief stehen [Gebäude]
to lean [building]
Dinge gingen schief.
Things went awry.
für jdn. schief ausgehen [Sachen, Pläne]
to turn out badly for sb. [events, plans]
schief gewickelt sein [ugs.] [im Irrtum sein] [Redewendung]
to be very much mistaken
schief gelaufenes Experiment {n}
failed experimentchem.phys.tech.
Das Bild hängt schief.
The picture is crooked.
die Absätze schief treten
to wear down the heels [askew]
seinen Hut schief setzen
to cock one's hatcloth.
seinen Kopf schief legen
to cock one's head
An diesem Tag ging mal wieder alles schief.
It was just one of those days. [idiom]
Der Haussegen hängt bei ihnen schief.
They are a bit short of domestic bliss. [coll.]idiom
Heute geht mir alles schief.
Everything's going wrong.
This is an off-day for me.
was schief gelaufen sein könnte
what might have gone wrong
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