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irre

  
ir•re  
1       adj  
a    (=geistesgestört)   mad, crazy, insane  
das macht mich ganz irre      it's driving me mad or crazy or insane  
jdn für irre halten      inf   to think sb is mad or crazy  
jdn für irre erklären      inf   to tell sb he/she etc is mad or crazy  
irres Zeug reden        (fig)   to say crazy things, to babble away  
b    pred   (=verwirrt, unsicher)   muddled, confused  
    irrewerden  
c    dated inf   [Party, Hut]   wild inf  , crazy inf  
2       adv  
a    (=verrückt)   insanely, in a mad or insane way  
wie irre        (fig)  
inf   like mad inf  or crazy inf     
b    dated inf   er war irre angezogen      he was wearing outrageous or wild inf   clothes  
c    dated inf   (=sehr)   incredibly inf     
irre gut      brilliant inf     
irre hübsch      sl   dead   (Brit)   inf     (esp US)  or real inf   pretty  


Irre   Ir•re      f   , -   no pl  
jdn in die Irre führen        (lit, fig)   to lead sb astray  
sich in die Irre führen lassen        (lit, fig)   to be led astray, to be misled  
Irre   Ir•re      m/f   decl as adj   lunatic     (fig auch)   madman/-woman  
ein armer Irrer      hum inf   a poor fool or idiot  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
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Irre, Irre, irren, irr

irre gut exp.
brilliant

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
dead {or} real pretty
exp.
like mad {or} crazy
[Fig.]
exp.
to think sb is mad {or} crazy
exp.
he was wearing outrageous {or} wild clothes
exp.
to tell sb he/she {etc} is mad {or} crazy
exp.
I'm never wrong {or} mistaken! ; I never make mistakes!
exp.
to lead sb astray
[Lit.];[Fig.]
exp.
if I'm not mistaken ... ; unless I'm very much mistaken ...
exp.
to be led astray ; to be misled
[Lit.];[Fig.]
exp.
it's driving me mad {or} crazy {or} insane
exp.
to say crazy things ; to babble away
[Fig.]
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'Irre' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
arme Irre
exp.
sich irre gut amüsieren
exp.
wenn {oder} falls ich mich nicht irre ...
exp.
wenn mich nicht alles täuscht ... ; wenn ich mich nicht irre ...
exp.
wenn mich nicht alles täuscht ... ; wenn ich mich nicht irre ...
unless I am very much mistaken ...
exp.
sie schrie wie eine Irre
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"Irre": examples and translations in context
Oder zumindest führt er in die Irre. Or at least it is wrong with that and played with you.
Das sind mordlustige Irre mit Schusswaffen. There are homicidal maniacs upstairs with guns, Charles.
Bärtige Irre klauen Geld aus unserer Toilette. Bearded maniacs are stealing money out of our toilets.
Es ist nicht schön, Menschen in die Irre zu führen. There is nothing nice about misleading people.
Der Irre wollte wohl sein Verbrechen noch mal durchleben. Sicko was probably reliving his crime.
Weil dein Vater und Konsorten gemeingefährliche Irre sind. Because your father and his friends are homicidal maniacs.
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