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gerissen

  
ge•ris•sen  
1    ptp  
     reißen   
2       adj   crafty, cunning
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
hin und her gerissen werden/sein exp.
to be torn
[Fig.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to be rudely awakened
exp.
snatched from this life
exp.
he was taken from our midst {or} from amongst us
exp.
my chain/thread has broken {or} snapped
exp.
I had a mental blackout
[Fig.]
exp.
the river swept the bridge away
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'gerissen' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
zwischen zwei Dingen/Menschen hin und her gerissen sein
exp.
zwischen zwei Menschen/Möglichkeiten hin und her gerissen sein
exp.
dann ist mir aber der Geduldsfaden gerissen
exp.
aus dem Zusammenhang {oder} Kontext gerissen
taken out of context
exp.
das hat ein Loch in seine Ersparnisse gerissen
exp.
beim Sturm sind die Leitungen (durch)gerissen
exp.
er war zwischen Neid und Bewunderung hin und her gerissen
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"gerissen": examples and translations in context
Ein unerwarteter Ionensturm hätte die Segel in Stücke gerissen. One unexpected ion storm in the Denorios Belt would have torn the sails to pieces and left them stranded.
Der Zettel wurde aus einer Art Terminkalender gerissen. So the page was torn out of some kind of appointment book.
Ein Waschbecken wurde von der Mauer gerissen. A sink was ripped off the wall.
Die Bänke heraus gerissen und zu Barracken verarbeitet haben. Ripped out the pews, made it into barracks.
Diese Frau könnte gerissen und brutal sein. We could be dealing with a cunning, ruthless woman here.
Es ist auf der Checkliste: gerissen und manipulativ. It's on the checklist: cunning and manipulative.
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