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ich traute meinen Augen/Ohren nicht exp.
I couldn't believe my eyes/ears

Entry related to:trauen

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
in my opinion {or} view
exp.
in my view these experiments on animals are cruel
exp.
my ears were ringing {or} buzzing
exp.
I can't afford a holiday {or} vacation
exp.
that's music to my ears
[Fig.]
exp.
I won't lend my name to that
exp.
I'm not putting my head on the block for that
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Traute

  
Trau•te      f  
Traute haben      inf   to have the guts inf     
keine Traute haben      inf   not to have the guts inf     
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

traut, Traube, Trauer, trauen

"ich traute meinen Augen|Ohren": examples and translations in context
Ich traute meinen Augen nicht, als ich zufällig vorbeikam. It's incredible, because I couldn't believe my eyes when I once just happened to bump into him.
Ich traute meinen Augen nicht, armes Ding. I couldn't believe my eyes, poor little thing.
Ich traute meinen Augen nicht, als ich es zum ersten Mal sah. I couldn't believe my eyes when I first saw that.
Ich traute meinen Ohren nicht, als einflussreiche sozialistische und liberale Abgeordnete forderten, dass die EU ein sogenanntes Vertragsverletzungsverfahren wegen eines schweren Verstoßes - die strikteste aller verfügbaren Sanktionen - gegen Ungarn einleiten sollte, das derzeit den EU-Ratsvorsitz innehat. I could not believe my ears when influential socialist and liberal fellow Members demanded that the EU launch so-called serious infringement proceedings - the most severe of available sanctions - against Hungary, the holder of the current EU Presidency.
Ein regelrechtes Gitter über der Stadt und ich traute meinen Augen nicht! A regular grid over the city and I couldn't believe my eyes!
Ich traute meinen Augen nicht, als ich Sie am Strand sitzen sah, weil es nicht das erste mal ist, dass ich Sie sehe. I couldn't believe my luck when I saw you sitting on the beach, because it wasn't the first time I'd seen you.
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