Speck translation | German-English dictionary



   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
"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.
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.
Klasse 1.2 - Fleischzubereitungen nach Anhang II - Speck. Class 1.2 - Meat preparations listed in Annex II - pork fat.
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