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Roman  

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

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exp.
to reproduce sth in a novel
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I could write a book about it!
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what message does this novel try to convey?
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the novel will have to be adapted for the cinema {or} for film
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to adapt a novel for the stage/screen
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a novel of real life
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to fashion {or} mould {or} mold a historical subject into a novel
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to be working on {or} writing a novel {etc}
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his novel is peppered with clichés
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a novel with too many metaphors
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'Roman' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
Erzählung ; Roman
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Schelmenroman ; pikaresker Roman
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das Stück/der Roman spielt ...
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einen Roman fürs Theater bearbeiten
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dieser Roman ist wirklich tempogeladen
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der größte Roman aller Zeiten
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diesem Roman fehlt es an Romantik
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aus einem Roman einen Film machen
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der Roman ist noch in Manuskriptform
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sein Roman ist noch nicht abgeschlossen
"Roman": examples and translations in context
Sie will sogar meinen Roman lesen. She even wants to read my novel.
Ich habe gerade einen Roman angefangen. I've just started a novel.
Ich denke Roman Nevikov hat es angeordnet. I think roman nevikov ordered it done.
Charlie will wissen, ob Roman Orangen mag. Charlie wants to know if roman likes oranges.
Roman Nevikov war eins unserer Investments. Roman Nevikov was one of our investments.
Oder ich konnte einen Roman schreiben. Or I could write a novel or two.
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