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   m   , -(e)s, -e   (=Schweinespeck)   bacon fat  
(=Schinkenspeck, durchwachsener Speck)  
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
to be fat ; to be broad in the beam
you have to use a sprat to catch a mackerel
to live {or} be in clover ; to live in (the lap of) luxury
let's get stuck in
'Speck' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
Speck ansetzen
durchwachsener Speck
er setzt Speck an
he's getting flabby round the middle = er setzt um die Taille Speck an
wie Gott in Frankreich {oder} wie die Made im Speck leben
Eier mit Speck
er frühstückte Eier mit Speck
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"Speck": examples and translations in context
Tomaten, Würstchen, knuspriger Speck. -Tomatoes, sausages, nice crispy bacon.
Vorrichtung zum Einführen von Fett, Speck od.dgl. in Fleisch. Device for introducing fat, bacon or the like into meat.
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.
Juli 2001 Übernahme der Firma Plauser Speck GmbH. July 2001 Acquisition of Plauser Speck GmbH.
Der Speck muss im Doil mindestens drei Monate lang ruhen (Reifung). The lard must remain (maturing) in the doil for at least three months.
Ich habe vom Frühstück ein schönes Stück Speck für dich aufgehoben. Saved a nice little bit of bacon for you from the master's breakfast.
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