Ziel translation | German-English dictionary

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Ziel

  
   nt   , -(e)s, -e  
a    (=Reiseziel)   destination  
(=Absicht, Zweck)  
goal, aim, objective  
[+von Wünschen, Spott]  
object  
mit dem Ziel ...      with the aim or intention ...  
etw zum Ziel haben      to have sth as one's goal or aim  
jdm/sich ein Ziel stecken or setzen      to set sb/oneself a goal  
er hatte sich sein Ziel zu hoch gesteckt      he had set his sights too high  
sich ($) etw zum Ziel setzen      dat   to set sth as one's goal etc  
einer Sache ($) ein Ziel setzen      dat   to put a limit on sth   (=eindämmen)   to limit sth  
zum Ziel kommen or gelangen        (fig)   to reach or attain one's goal etc  
am Ziel sein      to be at one's destination, to have reached one's destination     (fig)   to have reached or achieved one's goal  
dieser Weg führte ihn nicht zum Ziel        (fig)   this avenue did not lead him to his goal  
b      (Sport)   finish  ,   (bei Pferderennen)    finish(ing post), winning post,   (bei Rennen)    finish(ing line)
durchs Ziel gehen      to pass the winning post or finishing post/to cross the finishing line  
c      (Mil, Schießsport)     (fig)   target  
ins Ziel treffen      to hit the target  
über das Ziel hinausschießen        (fig)   to overshoot the mark  
d      (Comm)   (=Frist)   credit period  
mit drei Monaten Ziel      with a three-month credit period  


Start-Ziel-Sieg         m  
  (Sport)  
runaway victory
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
am Ziel sein exp.
to be at one's destination ; to have reached one's destination ; to have reached {or} achieved one's goal

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Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to hit the target
exp.
to reach one's goal ; to attain one's end {or} goal
exp.
to pass the winning post {or} finishing post/to cross the finishing line
exp.
with the aim {or} intention ...
exp.
to have sth as one's goal {or} aim
exp.
to fly past {or} go flying past a target
exp.
to overshoot the mark
[Fig.]
exp.
to go straight to the point
[Fig.]
exp.
to pursue an objective single-mindedly
exp.
to aim at a goal
[Fig.]
exp.
to head straight for a destination
[Naut.]
exp.
to know no bounds
exp.
to put a limit on sth ; to limit sth
exp.
to get the range of a target
exp.
with no end
exp.
immoderately
exp.
with a three-month credit period
exp.
they were neck and neck at the finish
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'Ziel' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
ein Ziel setzen
exp.
durchs Ziel gehen
[Sport]
exp.
durchs Ziel gehen
[Sport]
exp.
sein Ziel verfehlen
exp.
übers Ziel hinausschießen
[Lit.][Fig.]
exp.
sein Ziel erreichen
exp.
sich ein Ziel setzen
exp.
das Ziel meiner Wünsche
exp.
das Ziel nicht erreichen
exp.
Zielbewusstsein ; Ziel ; Zielvorstellungen

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