Sumpf translation | German-English dictionary

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Sumpf

  
   m   , -(e)s, -"e   marsh  
(=Morast)  
mud  ,   (in tropischen Ländern)    swamp   (fig)   morass  
im Sumpf der Großstadt      in the squalor and corruption of the big city  
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Stumpf, sumpfen, sumpfig, Strumpf

im Sumpf der Großstadt exp.
in the squalor and corruption of the big city

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to be up to one's knees in mud
[Lit.]
exp.
the stork paraded on long thin legs through the swamp
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'Sumpf' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
der Sumpf der Politik
exp.
Dünste, die aus dem Sumpf aufsteigen
"Sumpf": examples and translations in context
Du bist in den Sumpf gefahren. You drove it into the swamp.
- Laroche fährt in den Sumpf. -Laroche is driving into the swamp.
Aber man kann nicht durch den Sumpf. But there's no way past the marsh.
Im Sumpf bei der alten spanischen Mission. In the marsh, by the old Spanish mission.
Irgendwo dort hinten, hinter dem Sumpf. It's back there somewhere, through the bog.
Captain Fry, das ist ja ein Sumpf. But, Captain Fry, this place is a bog.
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