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buckle
British English: /ˈbʌk(ə)l/
American English: /ˈbək(ə)l/

Translation of buckle in German:

noun

transitive verb

  • 1
    zuschnallen
    buckle something on
    etwas anschnallen
    buckle something up
    etwas festschnallen od. zuschnallen

intransitive verb

  • (Rad, Metallplatte)
    sich verbiegen
    buckle under the weight
    unter dem Gewicht nachgeben

Phrasal verbs

buckle to

Pronunciation: / ˈ--- / transitive verb buckle [down] to a task/to work
sich hinter eine Aufgabe klemmen/sich an die Arbeit machen
Pronunciation: / --ˈ- / intransitive verb
sich zusammenreißen
[colloquial]

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