Pfeife translation | German-English dictionary

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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.
Ein Prachtstück von einer Pfeife, Lieutenant. That's a honey of a pipe, Lieutenant.
Ich konnte die zielsuchende Amplitude der Pfeife isolieren. I was able to isolate the homing amplitude of the whistle.
Ich hatte die Pfeife nicht eingesteckt. I didn't have the whistle, per se.
Die EU tanzt heute nach Fidels Pfeife. Today, the EU is dancing to Fidel's tune.
Sie haben Annas rote Pfeife gesucht. They were looking for Anna's red whistle.
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