Zwei translation | German-English dictionary

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zwei

  
   num   two  
wir zwei (beiden inf  )      the two of us, we two, us two inf     
das ist so sicher wie zwei mal zwei vier ist      inf   you can bet on that inf     
dazu gehören zwei      inf   it takes two  
zwei Gesichter haben        (fig)   to be two-faced  
    Dritte(r)  
    vier  


Zwei      f   , -, -en   two  
    Vier  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Zwei, Zweig, zweit, Zweier

! zwei n.
two

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
two times two ; two twos ; twice two
[Mat.]
exp.
two pairs of trousers {etc}
exp.
two cauliflowers
zwei Rosen Karfiol
exp.
two pieces of advertising copy
exp.
two at a time
exp.
knit two, purl two ; two plain, two purl
exp.
two twos are four ; two times two is four
zwei mal zwei ist gleich vier
exp.
two litres {or} liters of beer
exp.
in two throws
exp.
a foot wide
exp.
two pairs of socks
exp.
not quite two weeks
exp.
a lousy two euros
exp.
by half a length
exp.
two weeks' holiday {or} vacation /leave
exp.
a two-year guarantee
exp.
by two arms' length
exp.
two thousand million euros ; two billion euros
exp.
two packs of cards
exp.
two packs of playing cards
exp.
by two tenths {or} point two of a second
[Sport]
exp.
two shovels of sand/gravel
zwei Schaufeln voll Sand/Kies = two shovelfuls of sand/gravel
exp.
two days running
exp.
two million inhabitants
exp.
two days' march away
exp.
to bring two parties face to face ; to confront two parties with one another
exp.
to tell two people apart
zwei Personen voneinander unterscheiden
exp.
in second place
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'Zwei' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
es stand zwei zu zwei
exp.
zwei und zwei hintereinander gehen

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