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

Translation of plough in German:

noun

  • (Agriculture)
    Pflug Mask.
    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) [informal] (reject in examination)
    durchrasseln lassen [slang]

intransitive verb

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

Phrasal verbs

plough back

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

plough in

plough into

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

plough through

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

plough up

auspflügen (Kartoffeln, Rüben usw.)
zerpflügen (Boden)
Definition of plough in:
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