gelang translation | German-English dictionary



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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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 ihm nicht durchzukommen
es gelang ihr nicht abzunehmen
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
Meinen Militärberatern im Pentagramm gelang das Unmögliche. My military advisers at the Pentagram have managed to do the impossible.
Durch die Weihnachtsmannverkleidung gelang es ihr zu entkommen. Because of the Santa clause disguise she managed to escape.
Einigen gelang es, ins benachbarte Nepal zu entkommen. Some succeeded in escaping to neighbouring Nepal.
Dabei gelang es einerseits, die Rechte des Parlaments im Vergleich zum Kommissionsentwurf auszuweiten. We succeeded on the one hand in widening the powers of Parliament compared with those envisaged in the Commission's draft.
Den Mitgliedstaaten gelang es, im internationalen Kontext einige sehr schwierige Entscheidungen zu treffen. The Member States were able to take some decisions that were very tough in the international context.
Es gelang mir auch, Südossetien und die Hauptstadt Tskhinvali zu besuchen. I've also managed to visit South Ossetia and its capital Tskhinval.
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