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verpassen

  
ver•pas•sen     ( verpasst    ptp)    vt  
a    (=versäumen)   to miss  
    Anschluss  
b    inf  
(=zuteilen)  

jdm etw verpassen      to give sb sth   (=aufzwingen)   to make sb have sth  
jdm eins or eine or eine Ohrfeige verpassen      to clout   (Brit)  or smack sb one inf     
jdm eine Tracht Prügel verpassen      to give sb a good hiding inf     
jdm einen Denkzettel verpassen      to give sb something to think about inf     
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
jdm etw verpassen exp.
to give sb sth ; to make sb have sth

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SalameaS:

გამოტოვება, დაგვიანება (მაგ. დამაგვიანდა მატარებელზე)

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to miss the boat
[Fig.]
exp.
to miss one's connection ; to miss the boat {or} bus ; to be left on the shelf
exp.
to give sb a dressing-down
exp.
to have a fix
exp.
to hit sb below the belt
[Lit.];[Fig.]
exp.
to give sb a warning ; to give sb something to think about
exp.
to give sb a good hiding
exp.
I must not miss this train
exp.
to miss a deadline/the last date for payment
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'verpassen' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
jdm eine verpassen {oder} runterhauen
exp.
keine Gelegenheit verpassen, etw zu tun
exp.
etw verpassen ; bei etw zu kurz kommen
exp.
jdm einen Denkzettel verpassen ; jdm eine Niederlage beibringen
[Fig.]
exp.
jdm Prügel verpassen
exp.
den Anschluss verpassen
exp.
den Anschluss verpassen
[Fig.]
exp.
jdm einen Anschiss verpassen
exp.
etw um Haaresbreite verpassen
exp.
etw um Längen verpassen
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"verpassen": examples and translations in context
Ich wollte den Vater-Tochter-Tee nicht verpassen. I wouldn't want to miss the father-daughter tea.
Ich will dieses Vorsprechen nicht verpassen. There's an audition l don't want to miss.
Eine Verhandlung um 350 Millionen zu verpassen ... Missing a hearing with 350 million on the line.
Die Kommission wird meines Erachtens den Anschluss verpassen. I think that the Commission will be missing the boat.
Ich hätte dies niemals verpassen wollen. I wouldn't have missed this for the world.
Und dieses Mal möchte ich die Gelegenheit nicht verpassen Sie besser kennenzulernen. We interrupted our celebratory drink so I don't want to miss the chance to get to know you as well as I can.
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