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brain
British English: /breɪn/
American English: /breɪn/

Translation of brain in German:

noun

  • 1
    Gehirn, das
    have [got] sex/food/money on the brain
    nur Sex/Essen/Geld im Kopf haben
    he's got her on the brain
    sie geht ihm nicht aus dem Kopf
    use your brain[s]
    gebrauch deinen Verstand
    he's got a good brain you need brains for that
    dafür braucht man Verstand
    he didn't have the brains to do it
    er war zu dumm, es zu tun
    brain versus brawn
    Köpfchen gegen Muskelkraft
    get your brain in gear before opening your mouth!
    [colloquial]
    schalt erst mal dein Gehirn ein, bevor du den Mund aufmachst!
    I need a cup of strong coffee in the morning to help me get my brain in gear
    [colloquial]
    ich brauche morgens eine Tasse starken Kaffee, um wach zu werden
    rack1 2 3
  • 2in pl.
    (Cooking)
    Hirn, das
  • 3 [colloquial] (clever person) See examples:she's the brain[s] of the class
    sie ist die Intelligenteste in der Klasse
    he's a terrific brain
    er ist wahnsinnig intelligent
    [colloquial]
    the brain behind the business
    der Kopf des Unternehmens

transitive verb

  • den Schädel einschlagen
    + Dat.
    I'll brain you!
    [colloquial]
    du kriegst gleich eins auf die Rübe!
    [colloquial]

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