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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
Tomaten, Würstchen, knuspriger Speck. -Tomatoes, sausages, nice crispy bacon.
Zwei gewendete Spiegeleier, Speck und Grapefruit Saft. Two eggs over-easy, bacon, and grapefruit juice.
Ich hole ein Rezept für Gretchen Speck ab. I'm picking up a prescription for Gretchen Speck.
Ich bin auf der Suche nach zwei Sklavenhändlern mit dem Klangvollen Namen Speck Brüder. I'm looking for a pair of slave traders that go by the name of the Speck Brothers.
Speck, Toast, Kaffee und amerikanische Pommes. Bacon, toast, coffee, and American fries.
Ich wäre dankbar, wenn Sie Ihren Speck mitnähmen. I'd appreciate it if you'd take that slab of ham back up to the counter with you.
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