Macht translation | German-English dictionary

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Macht

  
   f   , -, -"e  
a    no pl   (=Einfluss, Kraft)   power  
(=Stärke)  
might, power  
die Macht der Gewohnheit/Verhältnisse/des Schicksals      the force of habit/circumstance(s)/destiny  
alles, was in unserer Macht steht, alles in unserer Macht Stehende      everything (with)in our power  
es stand nicht in seiner Macht, zu ...      it was not or did not lie within his power to ...  
mit Macht      with a vengeance  
mit aller Macht      with might and main, with all one's might  
Macht geht vor Recht        (Prov)    might is right   (Prov)     
b    no pl   (=Herrschaft, Befehlsgewalt)   power  
die Macht ergreifen/erringen      to seize/gain power  
an die Macht gelangen form  or kommen      to come to power  
jdn an die Macht bringen      to bring sb to power  
an der Macht sein/bleiben      to be/remain in power  
seine Macht behaupten      to maintain control, to continue to hold sway  
die Macht übernehmen      to assume power, to take over  
c    (=außerirdische Kraft, Großmacht)   power  
die Mächte der Finsternis      old, liter   the Powers of Darkness old   liter     
d    dated   (=Heeresmacht)   forces    pl  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
macht nichts! exp.
it doesn't matter!

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
with a vengeance
exp.
that makes 23 altogether
das macht zusammen 23
exp.
it warms you up
exp.
it's filling
exp.
that makes you thirsty ; that gives you a thirst
exp.
that makes you hungry
exp.
that gives you an appetite
exp.
love is blind
exp.
zapping is fun
exp.
sth is great fun
exp.
yoghurt is slimming ; yoghurt is good for the figure
Joghurt macht schlank
exp.
work makes you hungry ; work gives you an appetite
exp.
to assume power ; to take over
exp.
unity gives strength ; strength through unity
exp.
stop making such a fuss {or} commotion
macht keinen solchen Zinnober
exp.
to maintain control ; to continue to hold sway
exp.
necessity is the mother of invention
exp.
opportunity makes a thief
exp.
gardening is hungry work
exp.
to seize/gain power
exp.
that makes you tired/healthy/slim
exp.
with might and main ; with all one's might
exp.
knowledge is power
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'Macht' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
Macht haben
[Fig.]
exp.
Einigkeit macht stark
exp.
Einigkeit macht stark
exp.
Gelegenheit macht Diebe
exp.
Macht den Studenten/Arbeitern
exp.
Knäckebrot/schwarz macht schlank

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