Pfeife translation | German-English dictionary

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Pfeife

  
Pfei•fe      f   , -, -n  
a    whistle  
(=Querpfeife)  
fife   (esp Mil)  , piccolo  
(=Bootsmannspfeife, Orgelpfeife)  
pipe  
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
exp.
to smoke {or} have a pipe
exp.
I couldn't care less ; I don't give a damn
exp.
to dance to sb's tune
exp.
I couldn't care less about what he thinks
exp.
he has treated himself to an expensive pipe
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'Pfeife' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
Pfeife rauchen
exp.
die Pfeife stopfen
exp.
die Pfeife fest stopfen
exp.
pfeifen ; auf der Pfeife blasen
exp.
er tanzt ganz nach ihrer Pfeife

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