schwoll translation English | German-English dictionary

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schwoll  

pret  
     schwellen   
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

scholl, Schwall, Scholle, Scholli

ihm schwoll der Kamm exp.
he got swollen-headed {or} swell-headed ; he got above himself ; he saw red

Entry related to:schwellen

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
the wind grew into a storm
exp.
the storm increased to hurricane force
exp.
he was so angry you could see the veins standing out on his forehead
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'schwoll' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
der Jubel schwoll zu einem Begeisterungssturm an
"schwoll": examples and translations in context
Als ich Shrimps aß, schwoll mein Hals zu und ich bekam Krämpfe. My dad will be the grand finale of the Thanksgiving Day parade.
Meine Venen schwollen an und ich wurde grün im Gesicht. My veins would swell, my face would turn green.
Meine Tante war allergisch auf Erkältungsmedizin und ihre Hände schwollen an wie beim Marshmallow-Man. My aunt was allergic to some cold medication, And her hands swelled up like the Marshmallow Man's.
Seine Arm-, Brust- und Rückenmuskeln vergrößerten sich, schwollen an und wurden stärker. And the muscles of his arms, chest and back had become enlarged, engorged and strengthened.
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