dicke Luft translation | German-English dictionary

dicke Luft exp.
a bad atmosphere

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


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  
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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!
Dicke Luft! Myriam, dicke Luft! Thickness Myriam air, thick air!
Willst du noch mehr dicke Luft machen? You wanna screw around some more?
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?
Wenn die Luft dick wird, das Wasser sauer ... und sogar Bienenhonig metallen nach Radioaktivität schmeckt, und es naht immer schneller und schneller. JOHN: As the air thickens, the water sours... even bees' honey takes on the metallic taste of radioactivity...
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