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cup
British English: /kʌp/
American English: /kəp/

Translation of cup in German:

noun

  • 1
    (drinking vessel)
    Tasse, die
    there's many a slip between the cup and the lip
    [figurative]
    da kann immer noch etwas dazwischenkommen
    in one's cups
    [figurative]
    in angetrunkenem Zustand
  • 2
    (prize, competition)
    Pokal, der
  • 3
    (cupful)
    Tasse, die
    a cup of coffee/tea
    eine Tasse Kaffee/Tee
    another cup of tea
    [figurative]
    it's [not] my cup of tea [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    das ist [nicht] mein Fall
    [colloquial]
  • 4
    (flavoured wine etc.)
    Bowle, die
  • 6 [figurative] (fate, experience) See examples:his cup [of happiness/sorrow] was full
    er war überglücklich/das Maß seiner Leiden war voll
  • 7
    (of brassière)
    A/B etc. cup
    A-/B-Körbchen
    usw.

transitive verb -pp-

  • 1 (take or hold as in cup) See examples:cup one's chin in one's hand
    das Kinn in die Hand stützen
    cup water
    Wasser [mit der hohlen Hand] schöpfen
  • 2
    (make cup-shaped)
    hohl machen
    cup one's hand to one's ear
    die Hand ans Ohr halten

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