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

Translation of bag in German:


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

transitive verb -gg-

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

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