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belt
British English: /bɛlt/
American English: /bɛlt/

Translation of belt in German:

noun

  • 1
    Gürtel Mask.
    (for carrying tools, weapons, ammunition, etc.) Gurt Mask.
    (on uniform) Koppel Neutr.
    he wears both belt and braces [figurative]
    er sichert etwas doppelt und dreifach
    er glaubt, doppelt genäht hält besser
    hit below the belt (literal or figurative)
    unter die Gürtellinie schlagen
    under one's belt (Essen usw.)
    im Bauch
    with a couple of drinks under his belt
    mit ein paar Drinks intus [informal]
    with all those qualifications under his belt
    mit all den Zeugnissen in der Tasche
    tighten 1 1
  • 2 (strip)
    Gurt Mask.
    (of colour, trees) Streifen Mask.
    (region) Gürtel Mask.
    industrial belt
    Industrierevier Neutr.
    belt of warm air/low pressure
    Warmluft-/Tiefdruckgürtel Mask.
    coal/oil belt
    Kohlerevier Neutr.
    Ölgebiet Neutr.
  • 3 (of machine gun cartridges)
    Gurt Mask.
  • 4 (Engineering) (drive belt)
    Riemen Mask.
  • 5 [informal] (heavy blow)
    Schlag Mask.
    give somebody a belt
    jemandem eine runterhauen [informal]

transitive verb

  • (hit) I'll belt you [one] [informal]
    ich hau dir eine runter [informal]

intransitive verb

  • [informal]belt up/down the motorway
    über die Autobahn rasen
    he belted off as fast as his legs would carry him
    er rannte davon, so schnell er konnte

Phrasal verbs

belt along

[informal]
rasen [informal]

belt out

[informal]
voll herausbringen (Rhythmus)
(on piano) hämmern

belt up

1
(American English) [informal] (British English) [informal] [humorous] (put seatbelt on) sich anschnallen
2 (British English) [informal] (be quiet)
die Klappe halten [slang]
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