gelang translation | German-English dictionary

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gelang

  
ge•lang, pret  
     gelingen   
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

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
exp.
he succeeded in easing a tense atmosphere
exp.
he succeeded in doing it
exp.
he managed to catch up with the leaders
[Sport]
exp.
he failed to do it ; he didn't succeed in doing it
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'gelang' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
ihm gelang ein guter Wurf
[Sport] Baseball
exp.
es gelang ihr nicht abzunehmen
exp.
es gelang ihm nicht durchzukommen
exp.
ihm gelang ein unglaublicher Rückhandschlag
exp.
es gelang ihr, sich loszuwinden
exp.
es gelang mir, es zu tun
exp.
es gelang mir, es zu tun
exp.
es gelang ihm, sich zu beherrschen
exp.
es gelang ihr, die Nachricht zu übermitteln
she got the news over to them = es gelang ihr, ihnen die Nachricht zu übermitteln
exp.
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.
Meinen Militärberatern im Pentagramm gelang das Unmögliche. My military advisers at the Pentagram have managed to do the impossible.
Es gelang ihr, die Schachtel zu öffnen. She succeeded in opening the box.
Dem Programmkomitee gelang es, ein hervorragendes Programm zusammenzustellen. The Programme Committee succeeded in putting together an outstanding programme.
Durch einen Geschoßhagel und einen anschließenden Sturmangriff gelang es den Aufständischen, die römischen Auxiliareinheiten zurückzudrängen. By employing a true hail of missiles followed up by a quick, heavy-hitting assault, the rebels were able to push back the Roman auxiliary untis.
Schließlich gelang es Ted, seine Gedanken auf Japanisch mitzuteilen. Ted was finally able to communicate his thoughts in Japanese.
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