Oh nein translation English | German-English dictionary

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nein  

   adv   no  ,   (Überraschung)    no
kommt er? -- nein!      is he coming? -- no(, he isn't)  
ich sage nicht Nein      I wouldn't say no  
da sage ich nicht Nein      I wouldn't say no to that  
nein, nein und nochmals nein      for the last time, no!  
Hunderte, nein Tausende, hunderte, nein tausende      hundreds, no or nay liter   thousands  
nein, so was!      well I never!, you don't say!  
nein doch!      no!  
o nein!, aber nein!      certainly not!, of course not!  
nein, dass du dich auch mal wieder sehen lässt!      fancy seeing you again  
nein wie nett, dass du mich mal besuchst!      well, how nice of you to visit me  


Nein      nt   , -s   no pl   no  
bei seinem Nein bleiben      to stick to one's refusal, to remain adamant  
mit Ja oder Nein stimmen      to vote yes or no     (Parl auch)   to vote yea or aye   (Brit)   or nay  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
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Nein, Nein, neiden, neigen

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
oh boy!
exp.
oh, that was painful!
exp.
for the last time, no!
exp.
certainly not! ; of course not!
exp.
oh no! ; really! ; no, no!
exp.
of course not! ; certainly not! ; no!
exp.
no thank you
exp.
oh, no! ; of course not! ; certainly not!
exp.
(oh) no!
exp.
no thank you
exp.
well I never! ; you don't say!
exp.
what, really?
exp.
I don't think so ; I think not
exp.
no, the other way (a)round
exp.
hundreds, no {or} nay thousands
exp.
no, she said in refusal
exp.
I wouldn't say no
exp.
no, not even then
exp.
to stick to one's refusal ; to remain adamant
exp.
no, far from it!
exp.
well, well, him of all people
exp.
is he coming? -- no(, he isn't)
exp.
in here? -- no, in there
exp.
I wouldn't say no to that
exp.
to vote yes or no ; to vote yea {or} aye or nay
exp.
he stuck to his answer of no
exp.
No, I don't think this can be taken for granted
exp.
to answer a question in the negative
exp.
no thank you, I would prefer tea {or} would rather have tea
exp.
did you want to? -- no, I had to
exp.
are you coming? -- no, I'm not (coming)

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