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cop 1

British English: /kɒp/
American English: /kɑp/

noun

  • [colloquial] (police officer)
    Bulle, der [colloquial]
    Polyp, der [colloquial]
    she's a cop
    sie ist von der Polente [colloquial]
    cops and robbers

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cop 2
[colloquial]

transitive verb -pp-

  • 1when …, you'll cop it
    (be punished)
    wenn …, dann kannst du was erleben
  • 2they copped it
    (were killed)
    sie mussten dran glauben [colloquial]

noun

Phrasal verbs

cop out

intransitive verb [colloquial] 1
(escape)
abhauen [colloquial]
cop out of society
2
(give up)
alles hinwerfen [colloquial]
3 (go back on one's promise)you can't cop out like that
du kannst mich/ihn usw. doch nicht so hängen lassen [colloquial] cop-out

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