Speck translation English | German-English dictionary

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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
"Speck": examples and translations in context
Ana hat uns immer Speck gemacht. Ana used to make us bacon.
Ich habe Speck in meinen Taschen. I keep bacon in my pocket.
Ich habe heute Gretchen Speck getroffen. I ran into Gretchen Speck today.
- Ich rieche Rührei mit Speck. - I smell bacon and eggs.
Tomaten, Würstchen, knuspriger Speck. -Tomatoes, sausages, nice crispy bacon.
Nicht ich, ich möchte richtigen Speck. Not me. I want real bacon.
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