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zum

  
contr  
     zu dem   
a      (räumlich)    geht es hier zum Bahnhof?      is this the way to the station?  
"Gasthof Zum Löwen"      "The Lion Inn"  
b      (mit Infinitiv)    zum Schwimmen gehen      to go swimming  
zum Essen gehen      to go and eat  
c      (Folge)    es ist zum Verrücktwerden/Weinen      it's enough to drive you mad   (esp Brit)  or crazy inf  /make you cry  
d      (Zweck)    dieses Gerät ist zum Messen des Blutdrucks      this apparatus is for measuring (the) blood pressure  
e      (in Verbindung mit vb siehe auch dort)    zum Spießbürger/Verräter werden      to become bourgeois/a traitor  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Zaum, zu, zumal, zumute

zum Essen exp.
lunch/dinner is ready
bitte zum Essen

Entry related to:Essen

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
for the best
exp.
good enough to eat
[Fig.]
exp.
as a Christmas present ; for Christmas
exp.
for the (third and) last time of asking
exp.
excessively ; to excess
exp.
up(wards) toward(s) the light
exp.
full to bursting
exp.
to join up ; to join the army
exp.
to go to work
exp.
to go into action
exp.
to sound the retreat
[Lit.];[Fig.]
exp.
to go camping
exp.
to go to (Holy) Communion
exp.
to set off to battle
exp.
to be settled {or} decided
exp.
to come to an end ; to make a deal
exp.
to turn out all right
exp.
to go/get {or} break into films {or} movies
exp.
to fall in (ready) for the march-off
[Mil.]
exp.
iron-on patches
exp.
to go for a morning/lunchtime drink
exp.
to go to church
exp.
to set off for the fishing grounds
exp.
to appeal for blood donors
exp.
to come up for air
exp.
to get ready {or} prepare to jump/start
exp.
incredibly boring
exp.
to be taken externally/internally
exp.
to be promoted to manager

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