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Translation of railroad in German:


transitive verb

  • 1 (send or push through in haste)railroad somebody into doing something
    jemanden dazu antreiben, etwas zu tun
    railroad a bill through parliament
    einen Gesetzentwurf im Parlament durchpeitschen [colloquial]
  • 2
    (send to prison by fraud) unrechtmäßig einsperren [colloquial]

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