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plough
British English: /plaʊ/
American English: /plaʊ/

Translation of plough in German:

noun

  • (Agriculture)
    Pflug, der
    put one's hand to the plough
    [figurative]
    eine Sache in Angriff nehmen
    the Plough
    (Astronomy)
    der Große Wagen od. Bär

transitive verb

  • 1 plough the sand[s]
    [figurative]
    Wasser mit einem Sieb schöpfen
  • 2
    (cut furrows in) zerpflügen
  • 3plough furrows
    Furchen ziehen od. pflügen
    plough a lonely furrow
    [figurative]
    allein auf weiter Flur sein od. stehen [formal]
  • 5 (British English) [colloquial]
    (reject in examination) durchrasseln lassen [slang]

intransitive verb

  • (British English) [colloquial]
    (fail in examination) durchrasseln [slang]

Phrasal verbs

plough back

transitive verb 1
unterpflügen
2
(Finance)
reinvestieren
plough profits etc. back into the business etc.
Gewinne usw. wieder in die Firma usw. stecken

plough in

transitive verb
unterpflügen

plough into

transitive verb
(move violently) rasen od. [slang] rasseln in + Akk.

plough through

transitive verb (advance laboriously in)
sich kämpfen durch
(Schiff)
sich pflügen durch
(move violently through) rasen durch

plough up

transitive verb
auspflügen (Kartoffeln, Rüben usw.)
zerpflügen (Boden)

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