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Meister

  
Meis•ter      m   , -s, -  
a    (=Handwerksmeister)   master (craftsman)  ,   (in Laden)    boss inf  ,   (in Fabrik)    foreman, boss inf  
sl, als Anrede   guv   (Brit)   inf     (Brit)  , chief inf     (US)   inf  , mac ,   (Sport)   champion  ,   (Mannschaft)    champions    pl  
seinen Meister machen      to take one's master craftsman's diploma  
b    (=Lehrmeister, Künstler)   master >     (auch fig)  
alter Meister        (Art)   old master  
Meister vom Stuhl        (fig)   Master of the Lodge  
er hat seinen Meister gefunden        (fig)   he's met his match  
Meister einer Sache ($) or in etw ($)      gen, dat   past master at sth  
ein Meister seines Faches sein      to be a master of one's craft  
es ist noch kein Meister vom Himmel gefallen        (Prov)    no-one is born a master  
c    old liter   master  
Meister Zwirn      Snip, the tailor  
Meister Knieriem or Pfriem/Lampe      Master Cobbler/Hare  
Meister Urian      Old Nick  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
Meister Urian exp.
Old Nick

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
(Master) Bruin
exp.
Snip, the tailor
exp.
Master Longears
exp.
old master
[Art]
exp.
Master of the Lodge
[Fig.]
exp.
to take one's master craftsman's diploma
exp.
middleweight champion
exp.
an expert at lovemaking ; an expert in love
exp.
a master at coining words
exp.
a master of seduction/persuasion
exp.
he's met his match
[Fig.]
exp.
to be a master of one's craft
exp.
the man who has been the long jump champion several times
exp.
Master Cobbler/Hare
exp.
past master at sth
exp.
the future champion
exp.
practice makes perfect
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'Meister' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
Meister
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seinen Meister finden
exp.
Meister im Federgewicht
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Meister der Holländischen Schule
[Art]
exp.
ein Meister im Dribbeln und Ausweichen
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Meister(in) im Schwergewicht
exp.
er ist ein Meister der Manipulation
exp.
Herr und Meister ; Herr und Gebieter
exp.
hör zu, Meister
exp.
der Herr ; Meister
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"Meister": examples and translations in context
Ein Meister unter den Meistern seines Fachs. He is truly a master among the masters of his profession.
Die Bilder blieben einem anderen Meister vorbehalten. The illustrations as such were added by a different master at a later stage.
Perfektion verbindet die beiden Meister Ihres Faches. The two masters of their art embody true perfection.
Römische Architekten galten schon immer als Meister ihres Faches. Roman architects were always considered to be masters of their trade.
Dietmar Brehm - ein Meister der Grammatik einer unbegrifflichen Sprache. Dietmar Brehm - a master of the grammar of a non-conceptual language.
Die Ngbaka sind Meister des Wurfmessers. The Ngbaka are masters of the throwing knife.
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