Tross translation | German-English dictionary

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Tross

  
   m   , -es, -e  
old   baggage train  
er gehört zum Tross        (fig)   he's a hanger-on   (=hat untergeordnete Rolle)   he's an underling  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Trosse, Trost, Tröster, trösten

er gehört zum Tross exp.
he's a hanger-on ; he's an underling
[Fig.]

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"Tross": examples and translations in context
Schneide du dem 1. Tross den Weg ab! Take your men and cut off the first section.
Siniang, du greifst den Tross mit tausend Soldaten von hinten an. Siniang, you lead 1,000 soldiers to secretly attack their provisions in the rear.
Zertrampelt von des ruchlosen Feindes Tross. Trampled by beasts that gave no heed
Schlag nicht an die Trosse dort! Don't foul that hauser there!
- Hol die Trosse rein oder kapp sie! -Shorten the tow or cut her loose.
Sie ziehen die Trosse, die die Kanonen auf die Vasa heben. They run the hawsers that lift the guns and other items aboard Vasa.
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