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nein

  
   adv   no  ,   (Überraschung)    no
kommt er? -- nein!      is he coming? -- no(, he isn't)  
ich sage nicht Nein      I wouldn't say no  
da sage ich nicht Nein      I wouldn't say no to that  
nein, nein und nochmals nein      for the last time, no!  
Hunderte, nein Tausende, hunderte, nein tausende      hundreds, no or nay liter   thousands  
nein, so was!      well I never!, you don't say!  
nein doch!      no!  
o nein!, aber nein!      certainly not!, of course not!  
nein, dass du dich auch mal wieder sehen lässt!      fancy seeing you again  
nein wie nett, dass du mich mal besuchst!      well, how nice of you to visit me  


Nein      nt   , -s   no pl   no  
bei seinem Nein bleiben      to stick to one's refusal, to remain adamant  
mit Ja oder Nein stimmen      to vote yes or no     (Parl auch)   to vote yea or aye   (Brit)   or nay  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Nein, neiden, neigen, Neigung

o nein! exp.
certainly not! ; of course not!

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
oh no! ; really! ; no, no!
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of course not! ; certainly not! ; no!
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(oh) no!
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oh, no! ; of course not! ; certainly not!
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no thank you
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what, really?
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no, the other way (a)round
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no thank you
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for the last time, no!
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hundreds, no {or} nay thousands
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to stick to one's refusal ; to remain adamant
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well I never! ; you don't say!
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no, she said in refusal
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no, not even then
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I don't think so ; I think not
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I wouldn't say no
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'nein' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
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nein
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o nein!
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nein so was!
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nein, noch nicht
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nein, wie unanständig!
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ja und nein ; jein
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nein, streichen Sie das
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nein, sagte sie lachend
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überrascht, nein vielmehr verblüfft
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nein, sagte er augenzwinkernd
no, he said with a twinkle in his eye

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