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Ro•man      m   , -s, -e   novel  ,   (höfisch, ritterlich etc auch)    romance
ich könnte einen Roman schreiben!      inf   I could write a book about it!  
(jdm) einen ganzen Roman erzählen      inf   to give sb a long rigmarole inf     
erzähl keine Romane!      inf   don't tell stories! inf     

Er-Roman   Er-Ro•man      m  
third-person novel  
Herz-Schmerz-Roman   Herz-Schmerz-Ro•man      m  
inf   schmaltzy novel inf     
Ritter-und-Räuber-Roman   Rit•ter-und-Räu•ber-Ro•man      m     (Liter)   late eighteenth century sentimental novel about knights and robbers   late eighteenth century sentimental novel about knights and robbers   romance of chivalry
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
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Romane, Roma, Romanin, Romanik

einen ganzen Roman erzählen exp.
to give sb a long rigmarole

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
to reproduce sth in a novel
what message does this novel try to convey?
I could write a book about it!
the novel will have to be adapted for the cinema {or} for film
to adapt a novel for the stage/screen
his novel is peppered with clichés
to be working on {or} writing a novel {etc}
a novel of real life
to fashion {or} mould {or} mold a historical subject into a novel
a novel with too many metaphors
'Roman' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
Erzählung ; Roman
Schelmenroman ; pikaresker Roman
das Stück/der Roman spielt ...
dieser Roman ist wirklich tempogeladen
der größte Roman aller Zeiten
einen Roman fürs Theater bearbeiten
aus einem Roman einen Film machen
diesem Roman fehlt es an Romantik
der Roman ist noch in Manuskriptform
sein Roman ist noch nicht abgeschlossen
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"Roman": examples and translations in context
Ein autobiographischer Roman über seine Erfahrungen im Gulag. An autobiographical novel that narrates the experience in Gulag of the great anti-communist opponent.
Dieser Roman ist bei weitem interessanter als jener. This novel is by far more interesting than that one.
Es gab viele Ähnlichkeiten zwischen Richter Rittenband und Roman Polanski. (Brenneman) There were a lot of similarities between Judge Rittenband and Roman Polanski.
Sei besser vorsichtig bei Roman und seiner Mutter. You better be careful around this Roman and his mother.
Alles läuft perfekt für Roman Kupfer. Everything's going perfect for this Roman Kupfer.
Sogar der frühere deutsche Staatspräsident, Roman Herzog, warnt nun vor Überzentralisierung und dem Abbau von Demokratie. Even the former German President, Roman Herzog, now warns against over-centralisation and the dismantling of democracy.
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