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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
Flutwellen, Ozeane, die aus ihren Tiefen gerissen werden ... Tidal waves, oceans torn from their beds...
Und du hast ihn mir aus dem Herzen gerissen. And you did it to me torn from the heart.
Sie wurden ihr vom Leib gerissen, Hauptmann. They ripped it off her, Captain.
Es sieht aus, als wurden sie in Stücke gerissen. It looks like they were ripped to pieces.
Er ist kühl, intelligent und gerissen. He's a cool, intelligent, cunning...
Wie ihr Vater, muss auch sie sehr gerissen sein. Like her father, she must be very cunning.
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