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 doing it
exp.
he managed to catch up with the leaders
[Sport]
exp.
he succeeded in easing a tense atmosphere
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.
es gelang ihr nicht abzunehmen
exp.
ihm gelang ein unglaublicher Rückhandschlag
exp.
ihm gelang ein guter Wurf
[Sport] Baseball
exp.
es gelang ihm nicht durchzukommen
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
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.
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.
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.
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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