pauken translation | German-English dictionary

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pauken

  
pau•ken  
1       vi  
a    inf   (=Pauke spielen)   to drum
b    [+von Korpsstudenten]   to fence
c    inf   (=lernen)   to swot   (Brit)   inf   inf  , to cram   
meine Mutter hat immer mit mir gepaukt      my mother always helped me with my swotting   (Brit)   inf   inf  or cramming   
2       vt   to swot up   (Brit)   inf     (US)  , to study up on   
mit jdm Geschichtszahlen pauken      to help sb swot up   (Brit)   inf     (US)  or study up on their dates  
Englisch pauken      to swot up on   (Brit)   inf     (US)  or study up on English  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
Englisch pauken exp.
to swot up on {or} study up on English

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to fail miserably {or} dismally
exp.
to roll out the red carpet for sb ; to give sb the red-carpet treatment
exp.
to help sb swot up {or} study up on their dates
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'pauken' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
Mathe pauken
to swot up on one's maths
exp.
büffeln ; pauken
exp.
etw pauken {oder} büffeln
exp.
etw/Französisch pauken
exp.
etw/Französisch pauken
exp.
mit den Schülern Grammatik pauken
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"pauken": examples and translations in context
Lucien, steh auf, ich muss pauken. Get off my bed, I'm studying.
Ist es möglich, Spanisch zu lernen ohne jeden Tag stundenlang Vokabeln zu pauken? Is it possible to learn Spanish without studying for hours on end every day?
Bei Camille, sie pauken Mathe. At Camille's doing her maths' homework.
Ich lasse dich die Rezepte pauken. I'm thinking of that Russian guy.
Ohne Musiklehrer, Notenlernen und Harmonielehre pauken ging da gar nichts mehr, aber ich hatte ja jetzt genügend Zeit dafür. Now I couldn't manage without finding a music teacher and learning music theory and harmony but I had plenty of time to do it.
Nächste Woche haben wir Zwischenprüfungen. Eine Nacht vorher zu pauken, würde dir nicht reichen. Jetzt ist die Zeit, mit dem Lernen zu beginnen. Midterm exams are next week. Just cramming the night before won't get you ready. The time to start studying is now.
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