die Diskussion bewegte sich in eingefahrenen Gleisen translation English | German-English dictionary

die Diskussion bewegte sich in eingefahrenen Gleisen exp.
the discussion stayed in the same old groove {or} covered the same old well-worn topics

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exp.
whatever the discussion is about ...
exp.
a general discussion developed
exp.
the line of cars moved forward by fits and starts
exp.
she brought her knowledge to bear in the discussion
exp.
the discussion followed on smoothly from the lecture
die Diskussion schloss sich nahtlos an den Vortrag an
exp.
to sink into sth
exp.
to reconcile oneself to sth ; to become reconciled to sth
exp.
to be careful ; to take care ; to watch {or} look out
exp.
to branch
exp.
to sink its claws into sth ; to dig one's fingers into sth
exp.
to get oneself all worked up
exp.
to get all dressed up (to the nines ) ; to put on one's best bib and tucker
exp.
to snuggle up in sth ; to cuddle up in sth
exp.
to be mistaken in {or} about sb/about sth ; to be wrong about sb/sth
exp.
to be in custody/prison/detention
exp.
to be patient ; to possess one's soul in patience
exp.
to move off
exp.
to result in sth
exp.
to be limited
[Fig.]
exp.
to amount to nothing more than sth
exp.
to get into sth
exp.
to work oneself up into a rage
sich in seine Wut hineinreden
exp.
to put oneself in sb's position
exp.
to take refuge in alcohol
sich in den Alkohol flüchten
exp.
to remain silent
sich über etw in Schweigen hüllen = to remain silent on {or} about sth
exp.
to resort to excuses
exp.
to be in custody
exp.
to squeeze into sth
exp.
to project one's ideas/feelings {etc} into {or} onto sb
exp.
to take up a posture
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Diskussion  

Dis•kus•si•on      f   , -, -en   discussion  
zur Diskussion stehen      to be under discussion  
etw zur Diskussion stellen      to put or bring sth up for discussion  
sich mit jdm auf eine Diskussion einlassen      to be drawn or to get into discussion with sb  
da gibts gar keine Diskussion, du ...      I'm not having any discussion about it, you ...  
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