schwoll translation | 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
Und deine Zunge schwoll an wie ein Fußball. And your tongue swelled up like a football.
Sah ich sie an, schwoll er automatisch an. I'd get a bulge in my pants whenever I looked at her.
Ich meine, die Zunge seiner Freundin schwoll wie eine Rettungsinsel auf. I mean, his girlfriend's tongue blew up like a life raft.
Als ich Shrimps aß, schwoll mein Hals zu und ich bekam Krämpfe. My dad will be the grand finale of the Thanksgiving Day parade.
Die Vorstellung, dass sich gewöhnliche Sterbliche vor mir niederwerfen, schwoll an wie ein Monster. Dreams of useless normal people bowing down before me, began to grow monstrously.
Meine Venen schwollen an und ich wurde grün im Gesicht. My veins would swell, my face would turn green.
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