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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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"Pfeife": examples and translations in context
Ein Prachtstück von einer Pfeife, Lieutenant. That's a honey of a pipe, Lieutenant.
Diese Pfeife ist für Prinz August. This pipe is for you, Prince August.
Ich hatte die Pfeife nicht eingesteckt. I didn't have the whistle, per se.
Sie haben Annas rote Pfeife gesucht. They were looking for Anna's red whistle.
Sie werden nach seiner Pfeife tanzen. He calls the tune, and you dance to it.
Eine ganz besondere Pfeife aus Mooreiche mit gebürsteter Oberfläche. A quite special pipe made of moor oak with brushed surface.
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