There are 3 main translations of prop in German:

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prop 1

British English: /prɒp/
American English: /prɑp/

noun

  • 1 (support) (literal or figurative)
    Stütze, die
    (Mining)
    Strebe, die
  • 2 (in rugby)
    (Spieler außen in der vorderen Reihe des Gedränges)

transitive verb -pp-

  • 1
    (support)
    the ladder was propped against the house
    die Leiter war gegen das Haus gelehnt
    the door was propped open with a brick
    die Tür wurde von einem Ziegelstein offen gehalten

Phrasal verbs

prop up

transitive verb 1
(support)
prop oneself up on one's elbows
sich auf die Ellbogen stützen
sit propped up against the wall
[mit dem Rücken] an die Wand gelehnt sitzen
prop up the bar
(humorous or ironic)
an der Theke rumhängen
[colloquial]
2 [figurative]
(Person)
vor dem Konkurs bewahren
(Firma)
(Regierung, Währung)

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prop 2

noun

[colloquial]
  • 1 (Theatre, Cinema)
    (also figurative)

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prop 3

noun

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