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Mensch  

[1]      m   , -en, -en  
a    (=Person)   person, man/woman  
ein anderer Mensch werden      to become a different person or man/woman  
ein neuer Mensch werden      to become a new person or man/woman  
von Mensch zu Mensch      man-to-man/woman-to-woman  
es war kein Mensch da      there was nobody there, there was not a soul there  
als Mensch      as a person  
des Menschen Wille ist sein Himmelreich        (Prov)    do what you want if it makes you happy inf     
das konnte kein Mensch ahnen!      no-one (on earth) could have foreseen that!  
viel unter (die) Menschen kommen      to meet a lot of people, to get around (a lot)  
man muss die Menschen nehmen, wie sie sind      you have to take people as they are or come  
Aktion Mensch      charity for people with disabilities   charity for people with disabilities  
b      (als Gattung)    der Mensch      man  
die Menschen      man    sing  , human beings    pl  , people    pl     
die Ruritanier sind gutmütige Menschen      the Ruritanians are a good-natured race or are good-natured people  
ein Tier, das keine Menschen mag      an animal that doesn't like people or humans  
Mensch bleiben      inf   to stay human  
ich bin auch nur ein Mensch!      I'm only human  
wer so etwas macht, ist kein Mensch mehr      somebody who does something like that is not human  
wie die ersten or letzten Menschen      inf   like animals  
Mensch und Tier      man and beast  
alle Menschen müssen sterben      we are all mortal  
alle Menschen haben tierische Gelüste      all human beings have animal cravings  
c    (=die Menschheit)  
die Menschen      mankind, man, humankind   (esp US)     
des Menschen Sohn        (Bibl)   the Son of Man  
Jesus ist gekommen, um die Menschen zu retten      Jesus came to save mankind or humankind   (esp US)     
alle Menschen      everyone  
so sind die Menschen      that's human nature  
d    inf, als Interjektion   hey  ,   (erstaunt)    hey, wow, blimey   (Brit)   sl  
Mensch, hat die Beine!      hey or wow! has she got a pair of legs! inf     
Mensch, das habe ich ganz vergessen      damn, I completely forgot inf     
Mensch, da habe ich mich aber getäuscht      boy, was I wrong! inf     
Mensch, habe ich mich beeilt/geärgert!      boy, did I rush/was I angry! inf     
Mensch Meier!      golly! dated inf  , gosh! dated inf     
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
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Mensch   [2]      nt   , -(e)s, -er  
sl   cow inf     ,   (gemein)    bitch sl  

Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  

der Mensch exp.
man

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
golly! ; gosh!
exp.
to stay human
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as a person
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man-to-man/woman-to-woman
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man and beast
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many a person ; (a good) many people ; quite a few people
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such a person ; a person like that
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man in the ancient world
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modern man
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such a person ; a person like that
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the human species
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a genius
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a person of integrity
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a pervert
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the creative human being
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a complete stranger
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as an intelligent person
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a fresh-air fiend
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a man/woman of contradictions
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a person with a number of interests
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a ponderous (sort of) person
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a person with no illusions
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someone who is afraid of dealing with conflict
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a person who believes in miracles
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a weakling
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a person who enjoys the pleasures of life
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a backwoodsman ; a hillbilly
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a lover of justice ; a person with a love of justice
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'Mensch' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
ein wildfremder Mensch
exp.
ein vielseitiger Mensch

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