in etwa entsprechen translation English | German-English dictionary

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etwa  

et•wa      adv  
a    (=ungefähr, annähernd)   about, approximately  
so etwa, etwa so      roughly or more or less like this  
wann etwa ...?      about or approximately or roughly when ...?  
b    (=zum Beispiel)   for instance  
wenn man etwa behauptet, dass ...      for instance if one maintains that ...  
c      (entrüstet, erstaunt)    hast du etwa schon wieder kein Geld dabei?      don't tell me or you don't mean to say you haven't got any money again!  
soll das etwa heißen, dass ...?      is that supposed to mean ...?  
willst du etwa schon gehen?      (surely) you don't want to go already!  
d      (zur Bestätigung)    Sie kommen doch, oder etwa nicht?      you are coming, aren't you?  
das haben Sie wohl nicht mit Absicht gesagt, oder etwa doch?      surely you didn't say that on purpose, you didn't say that on purpose - or did you?  
sind Sie etwa nicht einverstanden?      do you mean to say that you don't agree?  
ist das etwa wahr?      (surely) it's not true!, (surely) it can't be true!  
ist das etwa nicht wahr?      do you mean to say it's not true?  
e      (in Gegenüberstellung, einschränkend)    nicht etwa, dass ...      (it's) not that ...  
er ist nicht etwa dumm, sondern nur faul      it's not that he's stupid, he's simply lazy  
das hat Fritz getan und nicht etwa sein Bruder      Fritz did it and not his brother  
ich wollte dich nicht etwa beleidigen      I didn't intend to insult you  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

etwas, etwaig, Etat, EFTA

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
he certainly has it in him
exp.
there's something in the air
exp.
to kid oneself
exp.
there's something wrong there
exp.
his name means something in the field of medicine ; he is a name in the field of medicine
exp.
I'm afraid I'm rather short at the moment
exp.
there is a suggestion {or} hint {or} note of longing (discernible) in this song
exp.
has anything been done about this?
exp.
to murmur {or} mutter sth in one's boots {or} beard
sich etwas in den Bart murmeln {oder} brummeln
exp.
something along those lines
exp.
to conform to the norm
exp.
to fulfil {or} fulfill its purpose ; to serve its purpose
exp.
to correspond to reality {or} the facts
exp.
to fit the job description/product profile
exp.
roughly {or} more or less like this
exp.
roughly {or} more or less like this
exp.
about forty ; fortyish
etwa vierzig Jahre alt = about forty years old ; fortyish
exp.
about {or} approximately {or} roughly when ...?
exp.
(it's) not that ...
exp.
(surely) it's not true! ; (surely) it can't be true!
exp.
since about a week ago ; for about a week
exp.
do you mean to say it's not true?
exp.
is that supposed to mean ...?
exp.
do you mean to say that you don't agree?
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'in etwa entsprechen' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
einer Sache in etwa entsprechen
exp.
einer Sache in etwa entsprechen

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