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fire

Pronunciation: /ˈfaɪə(r)/

Translation of fire in German:

n.

  • 1 Feuer, das be on fire brennen catch fire Feuer fangen [Wald, Gebäude] in Brand geraten set fire to sth etw. anzünden
  • 2 (in grate) [offenes] Feuer; (electric or gas fire) Heizofen, der light the fire den Ofen anstecken (in grate) das [Kamin]feuer anmachen
  • 3 (destructive burning) Brand, der
  • 4 (of guns) come/be under fire unter Beschuss geraten/beschossen werden

v.t.

  • 1 abschießen [Gewehr]; abfeuern [Kanone]; abgeben [Schuss] fire one's gun/pistol/rifle at sb auf jmdn. schießen two shots were fired es fielen zwei Schüsse fire questions at sb jmdn. mit Fragen bombardieren
  • 2 [infml], (dismiss) feuern [ugs.]

v.i.

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