eingraben translation | German-English dictionary



ein+gra•ben, sep irreg  
1       vt   [Pfahl, Pflanze]   to dig in (in    +acc   -to)  
[Schatz, Leiche]   to bury (in    +acc   in)  
eine Inschrift in Granit eingraben      geh   to carve an inscription into granite  
2       vr   to dig oneself in   (auch Mil)     
der Fluss hat sich ins Gestein eingegraben      the river carved itself a channel in the rock  
dieses Erlebnis hat sich seinem Gedächtnis eingegraben      this experience has carved itself on his memory  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
eine Inschrift in Granit eingraben exp.
to carve an inscription into granite

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"eingraben": examples and translations in context
- Landen, eingraben und warten. - You'll land, dig in and wait.
"Immer angreifen, niemals eingraben". "Always take the offensive, never dig in".
Die Würmer sollten sich in den Boden eingraben. The worms should burrow in the soil.
Du musst dich in den Boden eingraben. You've got to get into the ground.
Wir müssen uns erst eingraben, aber das ist es wert. Of course, we'll have to bury ourselves first... but it'll be worth it.
Die verletzten Partikel entkommen ... indem sie sich tiefer in den Körper eingraben. The injured particles escape... digging themselves deeper into a patient's body.
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