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hurl
British English: /həːl/
American English: /hərl/

Translation of hurl in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (throw) (violently) (throw down) hurl somebody [down] into the street
    jemanden auf die Straße hinunterstürzen
    she hurled herself to her death from a 15th-floor window
    sie stürzte sich aus einem Fenster im 15. Stock zu Tode
  • 2 [figurative]hurl insults at somebody
    jemandem Beleidigungen ins Gesicht schleudern
    hurl defiant looks/glances at somebody
    trotzige Blicke auf jemanden schleudern
  • 3
    (drive)
    be hurled around the ship/against each other
    durch das Schiff geschleudert/gegeneinander geschleudert werden
    hurl oneself at or upon somebody
    sich auf jemanden stürzen
    hurl oneself into a new job
    [figurative]
    sich in eine neue Arbeit stürzen

noun

  • (throwing)
    Stürzen, das
    (violent)
    Schleudern, das

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