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 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]

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