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dicke Luft exp.
a bad atmosphere

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
sour milk ; curd(s)
knockers ; hooters
Big Bertha
a real peasouper ; very thick fog
to be choking {or} gagging {or} dying for it
a big fat cigar
walls 3 metres {or} meters thick ; 3-metre {or} meter thick walls
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di•cke      adv  
    dick       adj, f, adv, c, d  

Dicke   Di•cke      f   , -, -n  
a    (=Stärke, Durchmesser)   thickness  ,   (bei Maßangaben auch)    depth
b    [+von Menschen, Körperteilen]   fatness  
Dicke   Di•cke      m/f   decl as adj  
inf   fatty inf  , fatso inf  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
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Dicke, Dicke, dick, dicketun

"dicke Luft": examples and translations in context
Als ob man durch dicke Luft fliegt! It's like flying in thick air!
Halt die Ohren steif, da ist dicke Luft. That's where my can's probably running around. Okinawa?
Deutschland Basler wettert gegen Zwanziger Zwischen Ex-Nationalspieler Mario Basler und DFB-Präsident Theo Zwanziger herrscht dicke Luft. England David Ngog Is A 'Very Honest Player' - Liverpool Boss... Rafa defends young striker's integrity in the wake of diving controversy...
War wohl dicke Luft bei euch gestern? Not at all, everything went fine
Dicke Luft gibt es auch zwischen Blanche und Rose. Both had applied for the role of "Lady MacBeth".
Die "dicke braune Luft" hat viel zur Atmosphäre der Geschichte von Scrooge beigetragen. I think that "palpable brown air" gave a lot of character to the story of Scrooge.
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