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fray 1

British English: /freɪ/
American English: /freɪ/

noun

  • (fight) [Kampf]getümmel, das
    (noisy quarrel) Streit, der
    in the thick of the fray
    mitten im dicksten Getümmel
    plunge into the fray
    sich ins [Kampf]getümmel stürzen
    in the heat of the fray
    [figurative]
    in der Hitze des Gefechts [figurative]
    be eager/ready for the fray (literal or figurative)
    kampflustig/kampfbereit sein
    enter or join the fray (literal or figurative)
    sich in den Kampf od. ins Getümmel stürzen

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fray 2

intransitive verb

  • (Hosenbein, Teppich, Seilende)
    ausfransen
    our nerves/tempers began to fray
    [figurative]
    wir verloren langsam die Nerven/unsere Gemüter erhitzten sich

transitive verb

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