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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
to fail miserably {or} dismally
to roll out the red carpet for sb ; to give sb the red-carpet treatment
to help sb swot up {or} study up on their dates
'pauken' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
Mathe pauken
to swot up on one's maths
büffeln ; pauken
etw pauken {oder} büffeln
etw/Französisch pauken
etw/Französisch pauken
mit den Schülern Grammatik pauken
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"pauken": examples and translations in context
Pauken, pauken, pauken, schonungslos. Pounding, pounding, pounding relentlessly.
Ich lasse dich die Rezepte pauken. I'm thinking of that Russian guy.
Bei Camille, sie pauken Mathe. At Camille's doing her maths' homework.
Lucien, steh auf, ich muss pauken. Get off my bed, I'm studying.
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.
Ich verbringe meine Zeit damit, Atome auf eine Kreidetafel zu malen, und diese Kinder dazu zu bringen, das Periodensystem zu pauken. I spend my days just drawing out atoms on the chalkboard and trying to get these kids to learn the periodic table.
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