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duck 1

British English: /dʌk/
American English: /dək/

noun pl. ducks

dead duck, → lame duck
  • 1or (collect.) same (in ornithology)
    (as food) Ente, die
    toy duck
    Schwimmente, die
    Spielzeugente, die
    can a duck swim?
    [ironic]
    und ob!
    it was [like] water off a duck's back
    [figurative]
    das lief alles an ihm/ihr usw. ab
    take to something like a duck to water
    bei etwas gleich in seinem Element sein
    fine weather for ducks
    (humorous or ironic)
    bei dem Wetter könnte man Flossen gebrauchen [humorous]
    play [at] ducks and drakes
    [flache] Steine über die Wasseroberfläche springen lassen
    titschern
    play ducks and drakes with, make ducks and drakes of [figurative]
    durchbringen (Ersparnisse, Vermögen)
    zum Fenster hinauswerfen (Geld)
  • 2 (British English) [colloquial] (dear)[my] duck
  • 3 (in cricket)be out for a duck
    ohne einen Punkt zu machen aus sein
    break one's duck
    den ersten Punkt holen

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (bend down) sich [schnell] ducken
    duck [down] [out of sight]
    sich ducken, um nicht gesehen zu werden
  • 3 [colloquial]
    (move hastily) türmen [colloquial]

transitive verb

  • 1duck somebody [in water]
    jemanden untertauchen
    jemanden tunken (dialect)
  • 3 [figurative] [colloquial]
    (evade) ausweichen (einer Frage, einem Problem)

Phrasal verbs

duck out

intransitive verb [colloquial]duck out [of something]
sich [vor etwas Dat. ] drücken [colloquial]
[vor etwas Dat. ] kneifen [colloquial] [derogatory]

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duck 2

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