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British English: /baɡ/
American English: /bæɡ/

Translation of bag in German:


  • 1
    Tasche Fem.
    (sack) Sack Mask.
    (handbag) [Hand]tasche Fem.
    (of plastic) Beutel Mask.
    (small paper bag) Tüte Fem.
    a bag of cement with bag and baggage [figurative] be a bag of bones [figurative]
    nur Haut und Knochen sein
    [whole] bag of tricks [figurative]
    Trickkiste Fem. [informal]
    have exhausted one's [whole] bag of tricks leave somebody holding the bag (American English) [figurative]
    jemandem den schwarzen Peter zuschieben
    his nomination is in the bag [figurative] [informal]
    er hat die Nominierung in der Tasche [informal]
    freedom was as good as in the bag [informal]
    die Freiheit war so gut wie gewonnen
    cat 1 , → mixed bag
  • 3in pl. [informal] (large amount)bags of
    jede Menge [informal]
  • 4in pl. (British English) [dated] (trousers)
    Hose Fem.
  • 5 (puffiness)have bags under or below one's eyes
    Tränensäcke haben
  • 6 [slang] [pejorative] (woman)[old] bag
    alte Schlampe [informal] [pejorative]
  • 7 [informal] (current interest, activity)what's your bag?
    auf was stehst du [zur Zeit]? [informal]

transitive verb -gg-

  • 1 (put in sacks)
    in Säcke füllen
    einsacken [technical]
    (put in plastic bags) in Beutel füllen
    (put in small paper bags)
    in Tüten füllen
    eintüten [technical]
  • 3 (claim possession of)
    sich Dat. schnappen [informal]
    (British English) (School) [informal] (claim) bags I go first!
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