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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
Und... ich habe die Begriffe gesehen, die sie versucht in ihr Gehirn zu pauken. And... I've seen the terms she's trying to cram into her brain.
Oder Sie können mit unserer hilfe pauken wie noch nie zuvor! Or with our help, you can cram like you've never crammed before!
Das würde ich sehr gerne, aber... sie hilft mir beim Pauken für den Geschichtstest, also... You know, I'd really love to, but she's helping me cram for this history test, so... Okay.
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.
Kleine Jungs lachen gern, wenn sie dafür kein Latein pauken müssen. Little boys laugh easily if it keeps them away, even for a moment, from their study of Latin.
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