Schranken translation English | 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 put a limit on sth
einer Sache enge Schranken setzen
exp.
to keep {or} to remain within reasonable limits
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
Aber letzte Nacht stürzten alle Schranken vor mir ein. But last night, all the barriers fell before me.
als Leitplanken und Schranken an Straßen, in highway safety fencing and barriers,
[Flüstert] in deine Schranken verwiesen? [Whispers] ... put you in your place?
Alter Mann, Zeit, dass dich jemand in die Schranken verweist. Old man, it's time somebody put you in your place.
Es bestehen damit klare Schranken hinsichtlich der Untersuchungshandlungen, welche das Amt vornehmen kann, die Einfluss auf das Ausmaß seiner Schlussfolgerungen haben. There are therefore clear limits to the investigative acts that the Office can perform, and these affect the scope of its conclusions.
SPE werden oft mit rechtlichen Vereinbarungen gegründet, die der Entscheidungsmacht ihres Vorstands, Treuhänders oder des Managements der SPE strenge und manchmal dauerhafte Schranken auferlegen. SPEs often are created with legal arrangements that impose strict and sometimes permanent limits on the decision-making powers of their governing board, trustee or management over the operations of the SPE.
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