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 sth within reasonable limits {or} bounds
exp.
to keep {or} to remain within reasonable limits
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
als Leitplanken und Schranken an Straßen, in highway safety fencing and barriers,
Aber letzte Nacht stürzten alle Schranken vor mir ein. But last night, all the barriers fell before me.
[Flüstert] in deine Schranken verwiesen? [Whispers] ... put you in your place?
Nein, aber man kann ihn in seine Schranken weisen. No, but it can be put in its place.
Komm jetzt mit mir, mein Sohn, wir werden die Schranken deines Erdendaseins durchbrechen. Come with me now, my son... as we break through the bars of your earthly confinement.
Aber würde sie über die Schranken seiner Pein hinwegsehen und sich nach ihm verzehren? But would she see through the bars of his plight and ache for him? - Please keep that.
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