trocken translation | German-English dictionary



1       adj  
a    dry  
[Gebiet]   arid form  , dry  
[Gedeck]   without wine etc  
inf   [Alkoholiker]   dry, off the bottle, on the wagon inf     
trockener Dunst        (Met)   haze  
trocken werden      to dry  
[Brot]   to go or get or become dry  
noch trocken nach Hause kommen      to get home dry or without getting wet  
ins Trockene kommen/gehen      to come/go into the dry   (esp Brit)  or out of the rain  
im Trockenen sein      to be somewhere dry or sheltered  
trockenen Auges      liter   dry-eyed  
trockenen Fußes      liter   without getting one's feet wet  
trocken Brot essen      liter   to eat dry bread  
auf dem Trockenen sitzen      inf   to be in a tight spot inf  or in difficulties  
b    (=langweilig)   dry
c    (=herb)   [Sekt, Sherry]   dry
d      (fig)   [Humor, Art etc]   dry
2       adv   [aufbewahren, lagern]   in a dry place  
das Schiff liegt trocken      the ship is high and dry  
sich trocken rasieren      to use an electric razor  
die Haare trocken schneiden      to cut one's/sb's hair dry  
die Gäste trocken sitzen lassen      to leave one's guests without a drink  

Nass-Trocken-Rasierer   Nass-Tro•cken-Ra•sie•rer      m   wet/dry shaver
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
trocken werden exp.
to dry ; to go {or} get {or} become dry

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
to eat dry bread
to use an electric shaver ; to use an electric razor
to cut one's/sb's hair dry
to get home dry {or} without getting wet
to leave one's guests without a drink
the ship is high and dry
there wasn't a dry eye in the house ; everyone laughed till they cried
'trocken' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
trocken Brot
er saß bei Wasser und trocken Brot
er ist seit sechs Monaten sauber ; er ist seit sechs Monaten trocken ; er ist seit sechs Monaten clean
noch feucht {oder} noch nicht trocken hinter den Ohren sein
ihre Stimme klang hart und trocken
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"trocken": examples and translations in context
Dachboden wäre noch besser, solange er trocken ist. Oh. Huh. Well, an attic might be even better, as long as it's dry.
Da war kein Auge trocken geblieben. There wouldn't have been a dry eye in the house.
Er hat regelmäßig getrunken, ist aber seit fast einem Jahr trocken. He used to drink regularly, but he's been clean and sober for nearly a year.
Ozzy hat 40 oder 50 Mal versucht, trocken zu bleiben. Ozzy tried to get sober, I would say, between 40 to 50 times.
Die Tinte auf deinem Polizei Zeugnis ist nicht einmal trocken. The ink on your record card still hasn't dried.
Die Vase ist, glaube ich, schon trocken. The vase has dried already, I think.
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