beobachten translation | German-English dictionary



be•obach•ten     ( beobachtet    ptp)    vt   to observe  
(=bemerken auch)  
to notice, to see  
(=genau verfolgen, betrachten auch)  
to watch  
etw an jdm beobachten      to notice sth in sb  
jdn beobachten lassen      [Polizei etc]   to put sb under surveillance  
er wird von der Polizei beobachtet      he's under police surveillance  
sich beobachtet fühlen      to feel (as if) one is being watched  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
scharf beobachten exp.
to be very observant

Entry related to:scharf

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
to put sb under surveillance
to watch sb intently ; to put sb under close surveillance
to notice sth in sb
'beobachten' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
wie bei Kaninchen zu beobachten ist {oder} beobachtet wird
die Konkurrenz beobachten
jdn ganz genau beobachten
gefesselt {oder} gebannt beobachten
"beobachten": examples and translations in context
Vermutlich beobachten sie die Grenzen wegen der Terroristen. I'm sure they monitor the border for terrorist activity.
- Wir sollen seinen Flug beobachten. He wants us out there to monitor his flight.
Derzeit sind noch erhebliche Unterschiede zu beobachten. At present, we see that there are still major discrepancies.
Wir beobachten das täglich im Petitionsausschuß. We see this every day in the Committee on Petitions.
Ich hatte Gelegenheit, Ihre Doppelgänger zu beobachten. I had an opportunity to observe your counterparts here closely.
Sie beobachten besser vom Kontrollraum aus. I suggest you observe from the control room.
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