beobachten translation | German-English dictionary

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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

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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
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"beobachten": examples and translations in context
Wir müssen diese Situation deshalb beobachten und für Verbesserungen sorgen. We must therefore monitor this situation to ensure that it is improved.
Wir werden diese Problematik sehr aufmerksam beobachten. We are going to monitor this subject very closely.
Ich hatte Gelegenheit, Ihre Doppelgänger zu beobachten. I had an opportunity to observe your counterparts here closely.
Sie beobachten ein fortschreitendes psychologisches Experiment. You and your partner will observe a psychological experiment in progress.
Stoisch beobachten sie die Zerstörung ihres Platzes. They watch stoically for the demolition of their old playground.
Ich sitze so, dass ich eigentlich alle unsere Besucher beobachten kann. I am seated so that I can actually watch all our visitors.
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