trocken translation | German-English dictionary

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trocken

  
tro•cken  
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  
    Schäfchen  
    Ohr  
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
exp.
to eat dry bread
[Liter.]
exp.
to use an electric shaver ; to use an electric razor
exp.
to cut one's/sb's hair dry
exp.
to get home dry {or} without getting wet
exp.
to leave one's guests without a drink
exp.
the ship is high and dry
exp.
there wasn't a dry eye in the house ; everyone laughed till they cried
[Hum.]
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'trocken' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
trocken Brot
exp.
er saß bei Wasser und trocken Brot
exp.
er ist seit sechs Monaten sauber ; er ist seit sechs Monaten trocken ; er ist seit sechs Monaten clean
exp.
noch feucht {oder} noch nicht trocken hinter den Ohren sein
exp.
ihre Stimme klang hart und trocken
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"trocken": examples and translations in context
Daher sollten diese Areale möglichst trocken gehalten werden. These regions should be kept dry as far as possible.
Der Zwiebelkuchen muss sich trocken anfühlen. The stem must be dry to the touch.
Solche Typen bleiben nicht lange trocken. These guys don't stay on the wagon for long.
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.
Los, sobald die Sachen trocken sind ... Come on, soon as these clothes of ours are dry...
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