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rattle
British English: /ˈrat(ə)l/
American English: /ˈrædl/

Translation of rattle in German:

intransitive verb

transitive verb

  • 1 (make rattle)
    klappern mit (Würfel, Geschirr, Dose, Münzen, Schlüsselbund)
    klirren lassen (Fenster[scheiben])
    rasseln mit (Kette)
  • 2 [informal] (disconcert)rattle somebody, get somebody rattled
    jemanden durcheinander bringen
    don't get rattled!
    reg dich nicht auf!
    they tried to rattle the performer
    sie versuchten, den Künstler aus dem Konzept zu bringen sabre

noun

  • 2 (sound)
    Klappern Neutr.
    (of hail) Prasseln Neutr.
    (of drums) Schnarren Neutr.
    (of machine gun) Rattern Neutr.
    (of chains) Rasseln Neutr.
    (of bottles) Klirren Neutr.

Phrasal verbs

rattle away

intransitive verb [informal]
(talk) schnattern [informal]
(on typewriter) klappern [informal]
rattle away at or on
klappern auf + Dat. (Schreibmaschine)

rattle off

transitive verb [informal]
herunterrasseln [informal]
rattle something off like a machine gun
etwas herunterrattern wie ein Maschinengewehr

rattle on

intransitive verb [informal]
plappern [informal]

rattle through

transitive verb [figurative]

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