Pfeife translation | German-English dictionary



Pfei•fe      f   , -, -n  
a    whistle  
fife   (esp Mil)  , piccolo  
(=Bootsmannspfeife, Orgelpfeife)  
nach jds Pfeife tanzen      to dance to sb's tune  
b      (zum Rauchen)    pipe  
eine Pfeife rauchen      to smoke or have a pipe  
Pfeife rauchen      (=Pfeifenraucher sein)   to smoke a pipe, to be a pipe-smoker  
c    inf   (=Versager)   wash-out inf  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
Pfeife rauchen exp.
to smoke a pipe ; to be a pipe-smoker

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
to smoke {or} have a pipe
I couldn't care less ; I don't give a damn
to dance to sb's tune
I couldn't care less about what he thinks
he has treated himself to an expensive pipe
'Pfeife' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
Pfeife rauchen
die Pfeife stopfen
die Pfeife fest stopfen
pfeifen ; auf der Pfeife blasen
er tanzt ganz nach ihrer Pfeife
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"Pfeife": examples and translations in context
Eine ganz besondere Pfeife aus Mooreiche mit gebürsteter Oberfläche. A quite special pipe made of moor oak with brushed surface.
Diese Pfeife ist für Prinz August. This pipe is for you, Prince August.
Altas Pfeife wird von Menschen nicht wahrgenommen. Alta's whistle is above the pitch of human hearing.
Er hat sich so über die Pfeife von Ihnen gefreut. He was so delighted with that whistle you made for him.
Die EU tanzt heute nach Fidels Pfeife. Today, the EU is dancing to Fidel's tune.
Eine eigene von uns selbst bezahlte Rating-Agentur mit der Garantie, nach unserer Pfeife zu tanzen. Our own credit rating agency paid for by us, guaranteed to dance to our tune.
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