1 vi impers
es blitzt there is lightning, (mehrmals auch)
there are flashes of lightning
es blitzt und donnert there is thunder and lightning
hat es eben geblitzt? was that (a flash of) lightning?
es fing an zu blitzen lightning began
bei dir blitzt es hum inf your slip is showing, Charlie's dead (Brit) inf
gleich blitzt es! dial there'll be trouble
(=strahlen) to flash
[Gold, Zähne] to sparkle
vor Sauberkeit blitzen to be sparkling clean
Zorn blitzte aus seinen Augen his eyes flashed with anger
(=unbekleidet flitzen) to streak
c (Phot, inf) to use (a) flash
3 vt (Phot, inf) to take a flash photograph of
inf, in Radarfalle to flash
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary
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