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Unwesen

  
Un•we•sen      nt   no pl   (=übler Zustand)   terrible state of affairs  
das Unwesen (der Rauschgiftsucht) bekämpfen      to combat the problem (of drug addiction)  
sein Unwesen treiben      to be up to mischief  
[Landstreicher etc]   to make trouble  
[Gespenst]   to walk abroad  
[Vampir etc]   to strike terror into people's hearts  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
sein Unwesen treiben exp.
to be up to mischief ; to make trouble ; to walk abroad ; to strike terror into people's hearts

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exp.
to combat the problem
das Unwesen der Rauschgiftsucht bekämpfen = to combat the problem of drug addiction
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"Unwesen": examples and translations in context
Die Bauarbeiten gehen gut voran, aber das Gör treibt weiterhin sein Unwesen. Construction is proceeding nicely but that brat continues to be a nuisance.
den Mensch auf eine affenartige Natur zu untersuchen ist reiner Unsinn,... denn der Mensch ist ein Unwesen. the simian nature from a study of man is sheer nonsense, because man is a nuisance.
Das Phantom treibt wieder sein Unwesen. And it signifies the Phantom is up to his old tricks.
Er denkt, dass es hier sicherer ist, während ein Mörder sein Unwesen treibt. He thinks it is safer, with a killer on the loose.
Jack the Ripper trieb sein Unwesen im East End. Jack the Ripper was holding at bay the entire East End.
Anscheinend treibt ein Psychopath in Mystic Falls sein Unwesen. Apparently, there's a psychopath roaming Mystic Falls.
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