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ghost
British English: /ɡəʊst/
American English: /ɡoʊst/

Translation of ghost in German:

noun

  • 2give up the ghost
    den od. seinen Geist aufgeben
    [archaic or humorous] [figurative:] (give up hope)
    die Hoffnung aufgeben
  • 3 (shadowy outline) (trace)
    Spur, die
    the ghost of a smile
    der Anflug eines Lächelns
    not have the or a ghost of a chance/an idea
    nicht die geringste Chance/Ahnung haben
  • 4
    (TV)
    Geisterbild, das

transitive verb

  • ghost somebody's speech etc.
    für jemanden eine Rede usw. [als Ghostwriter] schreiben

intransitive verb

  • ghost [for somebody]
    [für jemanden] als Ghostwriter arbeiten

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