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   vt   [reputation]   besudeln  
to sully one's hands by doing sth        (fig)   sich (    dat  ) die Hände schmutzig machen, indem man etw tut  
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sulkily, squally, sulky, sullen

to sully one's hands by doing sth exp.
sich die Hände schmutzig machen, indem man etw tut

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'sully' found in translations in German-English dictionary
to sully one's hands with blood
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"sully": examples and translations in context
You will not sully the name of Dan. Du wirst hier nicht Dans Namen besudeln.
I don't want to sully The reputation of a fellow soldier Over an unsubstantiated allegation. Ich möchte nicht den Ruf eines Kameraden besudeln wegen einer unbegründeten Behauptung.
Of course, I wouldn't want to sully your good name. Ich will Ihren guten Namen natürlich nicht beschmutzen.
How dare you sully his name? Wie kannst du es wagen, seinen Namen zu beschmutzen?
And never sully my name again. Beflecken Sie meinen Namen nie wieder.
She'd rather you hate her than sully his blessed memory. Sie würde eher wollen, dass du sie hasst, anstatt sein Andenken zu beschmutzen.
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