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tame

  
1       adj   (+er)  
a    [animal]   zahm  
the village has its own tame novelist      hum   der Ort hat seinen dorfeigenen Schriftsteller inf     
I'll get my tame lawyer to do that      hum   ich beauftrage meinen treuen Rechtsanwalt damit  
b    (=dull)   [person, life, adventure, answer, shot, tennis service etc]   lahm inf     
[story, criticism, joke]   zahm, lahm inf  
2       vt   [animal, person]   zähmen, bändigen  
[passion]   (be)zähmen, zügeln  
[garden, inflation, unions, deficit]   unter Kontrolle bringen
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tamer, tamely, team, tamper

the village has its own tame novelist exp.
der Ort hat seinen dorfeigenen Schriftsteller
[Hum.]

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"tame": examples and translations in context
You can't tame a wild thing. Etwas Wildes kann man nicht zähmen.
Then you shouldn't have tried to tame me. Du hättest nicht versuchen sollen, mich zu zähmen.
I guess Istanbul was too tame for you. Ich schätze mal, Istanbul war dir zu zahm.
These zombies of yours are pretty tame. Deine Zombies sind ja ziemlich zahm.
There were once men who could talk to the dragons, tame them. Sie waren mal Männer die mit Drachen sprechen konnten, sie zähmen.
You can't tame a rapid, Frank. Du kannst nicht eine Schnelle zähmen.
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