Gift translation | German-English dictionary

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Gift

  
   nt   , -(e)s, -e     (lit, fig)   poison  
(=Bakteriengift)  
toxin  
(=Schlangengift)  
  (fig)   (=Bosheit)   venom  
Gift nehmen      to poison oneself  
das ist (wie) Gift für ihn      inf   that is very bad for him  
darauf kannst du Gift nehmen      inf   you can bet your bottom dollar or your life on that inf     
sein Gift verspritzen      to be venomous  
Gift und Galle spucken inf  or speien      to be fuming, to be in a rage  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

giften, giftig, Giftgas, Giftfass

Gift nehmen exp.
to poison oneself

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
blonde bombshell
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Poison
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to be venomous
exp.
you can bet your bottom dollar {or} your life on that
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that is very bad for him
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to be fuming ; to be in a rage
exp.
to label a bottle Danger - Poison
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'Gift' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
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eine kleine Menge Gift
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die Flasche trug die Aufschrift Gift
"Gift": examples and translations in context
Alle Dinge sind Gift, und nichts ist ohne Gift; allein die Dosis macht's, dass ein Ding kein Gift sei. All things are poison, and nothing is without poison; only the dose permits something not to be poisonous.
Wie das Gift in die Badesalzflasche kam. You can't explain how the poison got in the bottle of bath salts.
Diese Rückenstacheln sind mit Gift gefüllt. Those dorsal spines are laden with venom.
Ihr Gift kann Anfälle und Herzprobleme verursachen. Their venom can cause seizures and heart problems.
Alle Träume von Hitler in einem kleinen Gift. All of Hitler's dreams in one little toxin.
Es gibt ein Gift aus dem Nektar einer speziellen Rhododendren-Art. There is a toxin refined from the nectar of the rhododendron ponticum.
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