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ge•lang, pret  
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gelangen, Gelage, Gesang, geladen

dem Häftling gelang die Flucht exp.
the prisoner managed to escape ; the prisoner succeeded in escaping

Entry related to:gelingen

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
he succeeded in doing it
he managed to catch up with the leaders
he succeeded in easing a tense atmosphere
he failed to do it ; he didn't succeed in doing it
'gelang' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
ihm gelang ein guter Wurf
[Sport] Baseball
es gelang ihr nicht abzunehmen
es gelang ihm nicht durchzukommen
ihm gelang ein unglaublicher Rückhandschlag
es gelang ihr, sich loszuwinden
es gelang mir, es zu tun
es gelang mir, es zu tun
es gelang ihm, sich zu beherrschen
es gelang ihr, die Nachricht zu übermitteln
she got the news over to them = es gelang ihr, ihnen die Nachricht zu übermitteln
es gelang ihm nicht, aber nur ganz knapp
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"gelang": examples and translations in context
Durch die Weihnachtsmannverkleidung gelang es ihr zu entkommen. Because of the Santa clause disguise she managed to escape.
Endlich gelang es mir, ihn zu finden. At last, I managed to find him.
Dies gelang ihr stets auf zufriedenstellende Weise. It always succeeded in doing that satisfactorily.
Sein Trick gelang fast, aber der Fürsorger war mächtig. His ploy almost succeeded, but the Caretaker was more powerful than he anticipated.
Den Gemeinschaftsherstellern gelang es, diesen Kostenanstieg in ihren Verkaufspreisen aufzufangen und an ihre Abnehmer weiterzugeben. The Community producers managed to reflect this increase in costs in their selling prices, and pass it on to their customers.
Jedes Mal, wenn es ihm gelang, seine Eltern stolz zu machen ... Every time he managed to make his parents proud...
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