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Schlange

  
Schlan•ge      f   , -, -n  
a    snake, serpent liter        (fig)   (=Frau)   Jezebel  
die Schlange        (Astron)   Serpens, the Serpent  
eine falsche Schlange      a snake in the grass  
sich winden wie eine Schlange        (fig)   to go through all sorts of contortions  
b    (=Menschenschlange, Autoschlange)   queue   (Brit)  , line   (US)     
Schlange stehen      to queue (up)   (Brit)  , to stand in line   (US)     
c      (Tech)   coil
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
die Schlange exp.
Serpens ; the Serpent
[Astr.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to queue (up) ; to stand in line
exp.
to jump a queue ; to push to the front of a line ; to try to be the centre {or} center of attention ; to try to be the centre {or} center stage
exp.
the snake coiled {or} curled itself around the tree
exp.
the snake wriggled through the undergrowth
exp.
a snake-in-the-grass ; a snake in the grass
exp.
at the front of the book/queue {or} line
exp.
to go through all sorts of contortions
[Fig.]
exp.
at the back of the book/queue {or} line
exp.
the first man/woman in the queue {or} line
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'Schlange' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
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Schlange stehen
exp.
eine Schlange bilden
[UK];[US]
exp.
eine Schlange bilden
exp.
die Schlange züngelte
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die Schlange züngelte
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Schlange stehen ; anstehen
exp.
die Schlange fuhr auf mich los
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der/die Zweite in der Schlange sein
[UK];[US]
exp.
die Schlange ließ ihre Zunge hervorschnellen
exp.
eine listige Schlange ; ein heimtückischer Kerl
[Fig.]
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"Schlange": examples and translations in context
Ich erstarrte beim Anblick der Schlange. I froze at the sight of the snake.
Sie wächst so schnell wie eine hervorschießende Schlange. The plant grows as quickly as a snake darts out of its hole.
System nach Anspruch 15, wobei die Wissensbank ferner eine historische Schlange umfaßt. The system of Claim 15, wherein said knowledge base further comprises an historical queue.
Verfahren nach Anspruch 4, bei dem die Schlange ein wanderndes Fenster enthält. A method as recited in claim 4 wherein said queue comprises a migrating window.
Bei dem Schild Supetar reihen Sie sich in der Schlange ein. In the harbour there is a table Supetar and a crossing gate, you can stand in line.
Draußen stehen Frauen Schlange, die seit Stunden darauf warten, behandelt zu werden. Outside, there is a line of women who have waited several hours to be treated.
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