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bump
British English: /bʌmp/
American English: /bəmp/

Translation of bump in German:

noun

  • 1
    (sound) Bums, der
    (impact) Stoß, der
    this car has had a few bumps
    der Wagen hat schon einige Dellen abgekriegt
  • 5 [colloquial]
    (dancer's forward thrust of abdomen) Stoß [mit dem Bauch], der
    bumps and grinds
    erotische Zuckungen

adverb

  • the car went bump into the vehicle in front
    das Auto bumste gegen das Fahrzeug vor ihm
    be afraid of things that go bump in the night
    Angst vor komischen Geräuschen in der Nacht haben

transitive verb

  • 1 I bumped the chair against the wall
    ich stieß mit dem Stuhl an die Wand
  • 2 (hurt)bump one's head/knee
    sich am Kopf/Knie stoßen

intransitive verb

  • 1bump against something
    an etwas Akk. od. gegen etwas stoßen
    bump against somebody
    jemanden anstoßen
  • 2
    (move with jolts) rumpeln
    bump down the stairs
    die Treppe runterpurzeln [colloquial]

Phrasal verbs

bump into

transitive verb 1
stoßen an + Akk. od. gegen
(with car, shopping trolley, etc.) fahren gegen (Mauer, Baum)
bump into somebody
jemanden anstoßen
(with vehicle) jemanden anfahren
I bumped into the back of another car
ich hatte einen Auffahrunfall
2
(meet by chance) zufällig [wieder]treffen
if you bump into Tom, tell him …
wenn dir Tom über den Weg läuft, sag ihm, …

bump off

transitive verb [colloquial]
kaltmachen [slang]
umlegen [slang]

bump up

transitive verb [colloquial]
aufschlagen (Preise)
aufbessern (Gehalt)

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