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inside

Translation of inside in German:

noun

British English: /ɪnˈsʌɪd/
American English: /ɪnˈsaɪd/
  • 1
    (internal side)
    Innenseite, die
    on the inside to/from the inside
    nach/von innen
    overtake on the inside (driving on the left)
    auf der linken Seite überholen
    (driving on the right)
    auf der rechten Seite überholen
    on the inside of the door
    innen an der Tür
    lock the door from the inside
    die Tür von innen abschließen
  • 2
    (inner part)
    Innere, das
    the inside of the cupboard needs a good clean-out
    der Schrank muss innen richtig sauber gemacht werden
  • 3in sing. or pl. [colloquial] (stomach and bowels)
    Innere, das
    have a pain in one's inside[s]
    Bauch- od. Leibschmerzen haben
  • 4 (position affording inside information) See examples:he knows Parliament from the inside
    er kennt das Parlament von innen
    be on the inside
    eingeweiht od. ein Insider sein
  • 5the wind blew her umbrella inside out
    der Wind hat ihren Regenschirm umgestülpt
    wear one's sweater inside out
    seinen Pullover verkehrt od. falsch herum anhaben
    turn a jacket inside out
    eine Jacke nach links wenden
    turn something inside out
    [figurative]
    etwas auf den Kopf stellen
    [colloquial]
    know something inside out
    etwas in- und auswendig kennen

adjective

British English: /ˈɪnsʌɪd/
American English: /ˈɪnˌsaɪd/
, /ɪnˈsaɪd/
  • (of, on, nearer the inside)
    Innen
    (wand, -einrichtung, -ansicht, -reparatur, -durchmesser)
    [figurative]
    be on an inside page
    im Inneren [der Zeitung] stehen
    give the inside story of something
    etwas von innen beleuchten
    [figurative]
    the burglary was an inside job
    [colloquial]
    der Einbruch war das Werk von Insidern
    inside pocket
    Innentasche, die

adverb

Pronunciation: / -ˈ- /
  • 1 (on or in the inside) (to the inside)
    nach innen hinein/herein
    (indoors) come inside take a look inside
    (in search of something)
    innen nachsehen
    go inside see inside for further details
    weitere Informationen finden Sie in diesem Brief/in dieser Broschüre
  • 2 [slang] (in prison) See examples:be inside
    [colloquial]
    put somebody inside
    jemanden einlochen
    [colloquial]

preposition

Pronunciation: / -ˈ- /
  • 1 (on inner side of)
    + Dat.
    (with direction)
    in + Akk. hinein
    sit/get inside the house
    im Haus sitzen/ins Haus hineinkommen
    what's inside that package?
    was ist in diesem Paket?
    leave your shoes just inside the door
    lass deine Schuhe gerade [innen] an der Tür stehen
  • 2 (in less than) See examples:inside an hour
    innerhalb [von] einer Stunde
    in weniger als einer Stunde

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