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probieren

  
pro•bie•ren     ( probiert    ptp  )
1       vt  
a    (=versuchen)   to try, to have a go   (Brit)  or try at  
(=prüfen)  
to try (out), to test  
probieren Sie es noch mal!      try (it) again!, have another go   (Brit)  or try!  
lass (es) mich mal probieren!      let me try!, let me have a go   (Brit)  or a try!  
b    (=kosten)   [Speisen, Getränke]   to try, to taste, to sample
c    (=proben)   to rehearse
2       vi  
a    (=versuchen)   to try, to have a go   (Brit)  or a try  
Kinder lernen durch Probieren      children learn by trial and error  
Probieren geht über Studieren        (Prov)    the proof of the pudding is in the eating   (Prov)     
b    (=kosten)   to have a taste, to try  
probier mal      try some, have a taste  
c    (=proben)   to rehearse
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
Probieren geht über Studieren exp.
the proof of the pudding is in the eating

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
let me try! ; let me have a go {or} a try!
lass es mich mal probieren!
exp.
try (it) again! ; have another go {or} try!
exp.
try our fine wines/food
exp.
to try one's luck
exp.
children learn by trial and error
exp.
to fly a kite
[Fig.]
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'probieren' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
etw probieren
exp.
etw probieren
exp.
Probieren geht über Studieren
[Fig.]
exp.
probieren Sie, ob ...
exp.
probieren Sie doch mal diesen Kuchen
exp.
die schmecken gut, probieren Sie mal
exp.
versuchen {oder} probieren, etw zu tun
exp.
(sich daran) versuchen, etw zu tun ; (es) probieren, etw zu tun
exp.
probieren Sie diese neue Methode einmal aus {oder} durch
exp.
probieren, wie weit man bei jdm gehen kann ; jdn provozieren
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"probieren": examples and translations in context
Wir müssen es auf jeden Fall probieren. Well, if there's a chance, we've got to try.
Annie, du musst die Süßkartoffeln probieren. Annie, you have to try the sweet potatoes.
Ich wollte das Leben des einfachen Mannes probieren. I tried to taste the life of a simple man.
Einmal probieren und Ihr werdet Euer Kind nach mir benennen. One taste and you'll name your first child after me.
Alternativ können Sie diesen webbasierten Test probieren. Alternatively, you could try this small web-based utility.
Und vergeßt nicht die Soßen zu probieren. And don't forget to try the dipping sauces.
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