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bean
British English: /biːn/
American English: /bin/

Translation of bean in German:

noun

  • 1
    Bohne, die
    full of beans [figurative] [colloquial]
    putzmunter [colloquial]
    quietschlebendig [colloquial]
    he hasn't [got] a bean [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    er hat keinen roten Heller [colloquial]
    not worth a bean
    [colloquial]
    nicht die Bohne od. keinen Pfifferling wert [colloquial]
    old 1 4, → spill1 1 2
  • 2 (American English) [colloquial]
    (head)
    Birne, die [figurative] [colloquial]

transitive verb

  • (American English) [colloquial] (hit)bean somebody
    jemandem eins auf die Birne geben [colloquial]

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