pochen translation | German-English dictionary



po•chen      vi   to knock  ,   (leise auch)    to tap,   (heftig)    to thump, to bang
to pound, to thump  
to throb, to pound  
auf etw ($) pochen      acc     (fig)   to insist on sth  
auf sein (gutes) Recht pochen      to insist on one's rights, to stand up for one's rights  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
auf etw pochen exp.
to insist on sth

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
to insist on one's rights ; to stand up for one's rights
auf sein gutes Recht pochen
'pochen' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
pochen ; klopfen
ich hatte immer noch dieses Pochen im Kopf
my head was still throbbing with pain
sachte an die Tür klopfen {oder} pochen ; leise anklopfen
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"pochen": examples and translations in context
Wir müssen auf diese Entscheidung pochen und konsequent sein. We must insist on that approach and be consistent.
Wir müssen darauf pochen, dass die Verhandlungen im Lichte wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse geführt werden. We must insist that the negotiations should be conducted in the light of scientific findings.
Weil ich gerne die Adern auf deinen Schläfen pochen sehe. Because I love to see those veins in your temple throb.
FuhÉen Sie mein Herz, man kann es fast pochen hören. Feel my heart, you can almost hear it pounding.
Als ich sie das erste Mal sah, fing mein Herz an zu pochen. The first time I saw her, my heart started pounding.
Es wird zwar von der Kommission geschrieben, aber das Parlament wird auf strenge redaktionelle Kontrolle pochen. It will be written by the Commission but Parliament will insist on strong editorial control.
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