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sand
British English: /sand/
American English: /sænd/

Translation of sand in German:

noun

  • 1
    Sand, der
    the beach has four miles of sand
    der Sandstrand ist 4 Meilen lang
    built on sand
    [figurative]
    auf Sand gebaut
    have or keep or bury one's head in the sand
  • 2in pl. (expanse)
    Sandbank, die
    (beach)
    Sandstrand, der
  • 3in pl.the sands [of time] are running out
    [figurative]
    die Zeit läuft ab
  • 4 (American English) [colloquial] (determination)have not got sand enough to do something
    nicht den Mumm [colloquial] haben, etwas zu tun
    he loses his sand
    ihm rutscht das Herz in die Hose [colloquial] [often humorous] plough 2 1

transitive verb

  • 1 (sprinkle)sand the road
    die Straße mit Sand streuen
  • 2 (bury)be sanded up or over
    versandet sein
  • 3 (polish)sand something down
    etwas [ab]schmirgeln

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