dicke Luft translation English | German-English dictionary

dicke Luft exp.
a bad atmosphere

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exp.
sour milk ; curd(s)
exp.
knockers ; hooters
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Big Bertha
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to be choking {or} gagging {or} dying for it
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a real peasouper ; very thick fog
exp.
a big fat cigar
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walls 3 metres {or} meters thick ; 3-metre {or} meter thick walls
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dicke  

di•cke      adv  
inf  
    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  
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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!
Er musste nur was fressen, schon kam dicke Luft. He found his aroma lacked a certain appeal
Was denn los hier? 'n bisschen dicke Luft, was? What's going on here? Stormy weather?
- Geh Luft schnappen, Dicker. - Go on and get some air, fatso.
Die Überdüngung der Pflanzen hatte zu einer Vermehrung der Phosphate im See geführt und einen so dicken Algenteppich gebildet, dass der modrige Geruch die Luft erfüllte, bis in die Villen drang. A spill at the plant increased the phosphates in the lake... and produced a scum of algae so thick that the swamp smell filled the air,... infiltrating the genteel mansions.
Befestigen Sie die dicke Nadel zur Herstellung der Lösung (Rekonstitutionsnadel) an der Spritze und ziehen Sie etwas Luft in die Spritze auf, indem Sie den Kolben bis etwa zur 1-ml-Markierung zurückziehen. Attach the needle for reconstitution (the bigger needle) to the syringe and draw up some air into the syringe by pulling the plunger to approximately the 1 ml mark.
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