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carpet
British English: /ˈkɑːpɪt/
American English: /ˈkɑrpət/

Translation of carpet in German:

noun

  • 1
    (covering)
    Teppich, der
    [fitted] carpet stair carpet
    [Treppen]läufer, der
    be on the carpet [colloquial]
    (be reprimanded)
    zusammengestaucht werden
    [colloquial] (be under discussion)
    zur Debatte stehen
    have somebody on the carpet [colloquial]
    (reprimand somebody)
    jemanden zusammenstauchen
    [colloquial]
    sweep something under the carpet
    [figurative]
    etwas unter den Teppich kehren
    [colloquial]
    red carpet
  • 2 (expanse) See examples:carpet of flowers
    Blumenteppich, der
    carpet of grass/snow/leaves
    Gras-/Schnee-/Laubdecke, die

transitive verb

  • 2 [colloquial] (reprimand) See examples:be carpeted for something
    wegen etwas zusammengestaucht werden
    [colloquial]

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