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injury
British English: /ˈɪn(d)ʒ(ə)ri/
American English: /ˈɪndʒ(ə)ri/

Translation of injury in German:

noun

  • 1 (harm)
    Verletzung Fem. to Gen.
    risk injury to life and limb
    Leben und Gesundheit aufs Spiel setzen
  • 2 (instance of harm)
    Verletzung Fem. to Gen.
    [figurative]
    Kränkung Fem. to Gen.
    add insult to injury
    das Ganze noch schlimmer machen
    do somebody/oneself an injury
    jemandem/sich wehtun
    I'll do him an injury if he doesn't shut up! [informal]
    ich tu ihm jetzt [gleich] was, wenn er nicht ruhig ist!

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