sich wie eine Witzblattfigur vorkommen translation | German-English dictionary

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sich wie eine Witzblattfigur vorkommen exp.
to feel ridiculous

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
to cling to sb like a bur {or} like a limpet {or} barnacle
to be {or} feel (absolutely) whacked
to act like a madman ; to act crazy
to feel (like) a new man/woman
to breed like rabbits
to feel at home
to puff oneself up ; to put on airs
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   refl pron  
a      (acc, +infin, bei "man")    oneself  ,   (3. pers sing)    himself, herself, itself,   (Höflichkeitsform, sing)    yourself,   (Höflichkeitsform, pl)    yourselves,   (3. pers pl)    themselves
b      (dat, +infin, bei "man")    to oneself  ,   (3. pers sing)    to himself, to herself, to itself,   (Höflichkeitsform, sing)    to yourself,   (Höflichkeitsform, pl)    to yourselves,   (3. pers pl)    to themselves
sich die Haare waschen/färben etc      to wash/dye etc one's hair  
er hat sich das Bein gebrochen      he has broken his leg  
sie hat sich einen Pulli gekauft/gestrickt      she bought/knitted herself a pullover, she bought/knitted a pullover for herself  
wann hat sie sich das gekauft?      when did she buy that?  
c    acc, dat     (mit prep, +infin, bei "man")    one  ,   (3. pers sing)    him, her, it,   (Höflichkeitsform)    you,   (3. pers pl)    them
wenn man keinen Pass bei sich ($) hat      dat   if one hasn't a passport with one or him   (US)  , if you haven't got a passport with you  
nur an sich ($) denken      acc   to think only of oneself  
wenn er jemanden zu sich ($) einlädt      dat   if he invites somebody round to his place  
d    (=einander)   each other, one another  
sie schreiben sich schon viele Jahre      they have been writing to each other or to one another for many years  
e      (impers)    hier sitzt/singt es sich gut      it's good to sit/sing here  
diese Wolle strickt sich gut      this wool knits well  
dieses Auto fährt sich gut      this car drives well  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
"sich wie eine Witzblattfigur": examples and translations in context
Jeder von denen wäre doch nach drei Monaten zu einer Witzblattfigur geworden, hätte man nicht absolut geheim gehalten, was sie vorgehabt haben. Everyone of them would have been a laughing stock in three month had it not been for the most rigid secrecy about what they were up to.
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