Schranken translation | German-English dictionary

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Schranken

  
Schran•ken      m   , -s, -     (Aus)   (level-crossing   (Brit)  or grade-crossing   (US)  ) barrier
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
keine Schranken kennen exp.
to know no bounds ; not to know when to stop

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to keep {or} to remain within reasonable limits
exp.
to keep sth within reasonable limits {or} bounds
exp.
to put a limit on sth
einer Sache enge Schranken setzen
exp.
to challenge sb
[Fig.]
exp.
there's no restraining him
exp.
before the court
exp.
his patience knows no bounds
exp.
to impose limits on the (out)flow of capital out of the country
exp.
to put sb in his place
[Fig.]
exp.
I'm not exactly overwhelmed by it
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'Schranken' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
jdn in seine Schranken weisen
exp.
jdn in seine Schranken weisen
exp.
in die Schranken treten ; zum Kampf antreten
[Fig.]
exp.
jdn im Zaum {oder} in Schranken halten
[UK]
"Schranken": examples and translations in context
Die Europäische Union verdankt ihren Erfolg der schrittweisen Erhöhung wirtschaftlicher Schranken. The European Union owes its success to the gradual raising of economic barriers.
Administrative und strukturelle Schranken müssen fallen. Administrative and structural barriers must be removed.
Ich wollte diesen Angeber in seine Schranken weisen, aber Joseph hat ihn verprügelt. I wanted to put this loudmouth in his place and end this ugly talk. But, of course, Joseph, he beat him.
Solange Südafrika diesen Diktator nicht in die Schranken verweist, wird er leider weiter sein Volk terrorisieren. I regret to say that for as long as South Africa fails to put this dictator in his place, he will continue to terrorise his people.
Aber Frau Mann fordert in ihrem Bericht wörtlich „einen transatlantischen Markt ohne Schranken", und das ist eine Freihandelszone. However, in her report Mrs Mann calls, in her own words, for 'a barrier-free transatlantic market', and that is a free trade zone.
Das Ziel ist klar: Wir wollen einen Binnenmarkt ohne Schranken. The objective is clear: we want to see a barrier-free Single Market.
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