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pochen  

po•chen      vi   to knock  ,   (leise auch)    to tap,   (heftig)    to thump, to bang
[Herz]  
to pound, to thump  
[Blut]  
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
[Fig.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to insist on one's rights ; to stand up for one's rights
auf sein gutes Recht pochen
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'pochen' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
pochen ; klopfen
exp.
ich hatte immer noch dieses Pochen im Kopf
my head was still throbbing with pain
exp.
sachte an die Tür klopfen {oder} pochen ; leise anklopfen

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