Nuss translation | German-English dictionary

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Nuss

  
   f   , -, -"e  
a    nut  
eine harte Nuss zu knacken haben        (fig)   to have a tough nut to crack  
b    inf, Mensch   drip inf  , jerk inf     
eine taube Nuss      a dead loss inf  , a washout inf     
eine doofe Nuss      a stupid twit   (Brit)   inf   inf  or clown   
c    inf   (=Kopfnuss)   punch (in the head)
d    Nüsse  
sl   (=Hoden)   nuts    pl   sl  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
eine harte Nuss zu knacken haben exp.
to have a tough nut to crack
[Fig.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
a stupid twit {or} clown
exp.
a dead loss ; a washout
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'Nuss' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
eine harte Nuss
[Fig.]
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"Nuss": examples and translations in context
Geschöpfe, die ich von Nuss und Eichel an kannte. Creatures I had known from nut and acorn.
Koch die Nuss in Öl, das mit etwas Spinnennetz angereichert wurde. Now boil the nut in oil... into which has been added some of the web.
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Wir sollten imstande sein, diese Nuß zu knacken. We should be able to crack this one.
Als würde ein Eichhörnchen eine Nuss ausschlagen. Like a squirrel doesn't want a nut.
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