umkippen translation | German-English dictionary

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umkippen

  
um+kip•pen, sep  
1       vt   (=umwerfen)   to tip over, to upset  
[Auto, Boot]   to overturn, to turn over  
[Leuchter, Vase]   to knock over  
[volles Gefäß]   to upset
2       vi   aux sein  
a    (=zur Seite fallen)   to tip or fall over  
[Auto, Boot]  
to overturn, to turn over  
[volles Gefäß, Bier]  
to be spilled or upset
b    inf   (=ohnmächtig werden)   to pass out
c    inf   (=aufgeben)   to back down
d    (=sich umwandeln)   to tip over (in    +acc   into)  
plötzlich kippte seine Fröhlichkeit in Depression um      suddenly his cheerfulness turned to depression  
e    [Fluss, See]   to become polluted
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
'umkippen' found in translations in English-German dictionary
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umkippen
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bis zum Umkippen arbeiten
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sie hätte den Tisch beinahe umgekippt {oder} zum Umkippen gebracht
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