There are 2 main translations of go by in German:

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go by

transitive verb

  • go by something
    sich nach etwas richten
    (adhere to)
    sich an etwas Akk. halten
    if the report is anything to go by
    wenn man nach dem Bericht gehen kann
    go by appearances
    nach dem Äußeren gehen od. urteilen
    go1 1 2, → go1 1 13, → go-by
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There are 2 main translations of go by in German:

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go-by

noun

  • give the go-by to somebody, give somebody the go-by
    jemanden schneiden

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