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Himmel

  
Him•mel      m   , -s,  
poet   , -  
a    sky  
am Himmel      in the sky  
unter dem Himmel Spaniens, unter spanischem Himmel      under or beneath a Spanish sky  
zwischen Himmel und Erde      in midair  
Himmel und Erde        (Cook)   mashed potato and apple with black pudding and fried liver sausage   mashed potato and apple with black pudding and fried liver sausage  
in den Himmel ragen      to tower (up) into the sky  
jdn/etw in den Himmel (er)heben or loben or rühmen      to praise sb/sth to the skies  
jdm hängt der Himmel voller Geigen      everything in the garden is lovely for sb  
gute Lehrer fallen nicht vom Himmel      good teachers don't grow on trees  
der Frieden fällt nicht einfach vom Himmel, sondern ...      peace doesn't just fall out of the blue, but ...  
eher stürzt der Himmel ein, als dass ...      geh   the skies will fall before ... liter     
b      (Rel)   (=Himmelreich)   heaven  
im Himmel      in heaven  
den Blick gen Himmel richten      liter   to look heavenward(s), to raise one's eyes toward(s) heaven  
in den Himmel kommen      to go to heaven  
zum or in den Himmel auffahren, gen Himmel fahren      to ascend into heaven  
der Sohn des Himmels      (=Kaiser von China)   the Celestial Emperor  
der Himmel auf Erden      heaven on earth  
dem Himmel sei Dank      old   thank God or Heaven(s)  
der Himmel ist or sei mein Zeuge      old   as Heaven or God is my witness  
(das) weiß der Himmel!      inf   God or Heaven (only) knows  
der Himmel bewahre mich davor!      old   may Heaven or God preserve me  
das schreit zum Himmel      it's a scandal  
es stinkt zum Himmel      inf   it stinks to high heaven inf     
der Himmel verhüte      old   Heaven or God forbid  
(ach) du lieber Himmel!      inf   good Heavens!, good(ness) gracious!  
Himmel (noch mal)!      inf   good God!, hang it all! inf     
um(s) Himmels willen      inf   for Heaven's or goodness' sake inf     
Himmel, Arsch und Zwirn dated inf  or Wolkenbruch      dated inf   bloody hell!   (Brit)   inf   inf  , Christ Almighty!   
Himmel und Hölle      (=Kinderspiel)   hopscotch  
Himmel und Hölle or Erde in Bewegung setzen      to move heaven and earth  
c    (=Betthimmel etc)   canopy  ,   (im Auto)    roof
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
Himmel ! exp.
good God! ; hang it all!

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
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good heavens above!
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in the sky
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in heaven
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to ascend into heaven
[Liter.]
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to point heavenwards
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down from heaven
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to be in the sky
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hopscotch
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to look up to the sky ; to look heavenwards
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Heaven {or} God forbid
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the sky was bright
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heavens above!
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in the open air
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out of the blue
[Fig.]
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under {or} beneath a Spanish sky
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up in the sky
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high in the sky ; high up in the sky
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up in heaven ; in heaven above
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when the sky {or} it is overcast {or} cloudy
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'Himmel' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
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der Himmel
[Liter.]
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lieber Himmel!
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gütiger Himmel!
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zum Himmel steigen
to soar up into the sky
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weiß der Himmel
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unter freiem Himmel
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aus heiterem Himmel
out of a clear blue sky
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ein bewölkter Himmel

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