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

Translation of belt in German:

noun

  • 1
    Gürtel, der
    (for carrying tools, weapons, ammunition, etc.) Gurt, der
    (on uniform) Koppel, das
    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 [colloquial]
    with all those qualifications under his belt
    mit all den Zeugnissen in der Tasche
    tighten 1 1
  • 2 (strip)
    Gurt, der
    (of colour, trees) Streifen, der
    (region) Gürtel, der
    industrial belt
    Industrierevier, das
    belt of warm air/low pressure
    Warmluft-/Tiefdruckgürtel, der
    coal/oil belt
    Kohlerevier, das
    Ölgebiet, das
  • 3
    (of machine gun cartridges) Gurt, der
  • 4 (Engineering)
    (drive belt) Riemen, der
  • 5 [colloquial]
    (heavy blow) Schlag, der
    give somebody a belt
    jemandem eine runterhauen [colloquial]

transitive verb

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

intransitive verb

  • [colloquial]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

intransitive verb
[colloquial]
rasen [colloquial]

belt out

transitive verb [colloquial]
voll herausbringen (Rhythmus)
(on piano) hämmern

belt up

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

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