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Speck

  
   m   , -(e)s, -e   (=Schweinespeck)   bacon fat  
(=Schinkenspeck, durchwachsener Speck)  
bacon  
(=Walspeck)  
blubber  
inf, bei Mensch   fat, flab inf     
mit Speck fängt man Mäuse        (Prov)    you have to use a sprat to catch a mackerel   (prov)     
Speck ansetzen      inf   to get fat, to put on weight, to put it on inf     
Speck auf den Knochen haben      inf   Speck drauf haben      inf   to be fat,   (an Hüften)    to be broad in the beam inf     
ran an den Speck      inf   let's get stuck in inf     
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
Speck ansetzen exp.
to get fat ; to put on weight ; to put it on

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to be fat ; to be broad in the beam
exp.
you have to use a sprat to catch a mackerel
exp.
to live {or} be in clover ; to live in (the lap of) luxury
exp.
let's get stuck in
exp.
unwashed
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'Speck' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
Speck ansetzen
exp.
durchwachsener Speck
[UK]
exp.
er setzt Speck an
he's getting flabby round the middle = er setzt um die Taille Speck an
exp.
wie Gott in Frankreich {oder} wie die Made im Speck leben
[Fig.]
exp.
Eier mit Speck
exp.
er frühstückte Eier mit Speck
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"Speck": examples and translations in context
Tomaten, Würstchen, knuspriger Speck. -Tomatoes, sausages, nice crispy bacon.
Z.B. gekocht in Brühe mit angebratenen Zwiebeln und Speck oder mit Tomatensoße. You can cook them in various ways: in broth with onions and bacon lightly fried in oil or dry and flavoured with tomato sauce.
Auch der Passeirer Speck und Wurstwaren werden hier nach traditionellen Rezepten hergestellt. Speck and sausages are produced according to traditional recipes.
Nach einer Wanderung durch die herbstgefärbte Natur sich bei Speck, Wein und Kastanie stärken. Speck, wine and roasted chestnuts are never lacking during the custom of "Törggelen". In the background the "Rosengarten"-Dolomites.
Der Speck muss im Doil mindestens drei Monate lang ruhen (Reifung). The lard must remain (maturing) in the doil for at least three months.
Nun drehen wir je ein Teil Speck und Zwiebeln durch den Fleischwolf. Now bring a part of lard and a part of onions in the mincer.
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