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sap 1

British English: /sap/
American English: /sæp/

noun

  • 1 (Botany)
    Saft Mask.
    [figurative] (vital spirit) belebende Kraft
    in the spring the sap rises
    im Frühling steigen die Säfte
  • 2 (American English) [informal] (club)
    Knüppel Mask.

transitive verb -pp-

  • 1 (drain)
    den Saft entziehen + Dat. (Holz)
    (for sugar, rubber) anzapfen (for zur Gewinnung von)
  • 2 [figurative] (exhaust vigour of)
    zehren an + Dat.
    sap somebody of [all] his/her strength
    jemanden [völlig] entkräften
    her strength had been sapped by disease/hunger
    Krankheit/Hunger hatte an ihren Kräften gezehrt
  • 3 (American English) [informal] (hit)
    mit einem Knüppel/mit Knüppeln schlagen
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sap 2

transitive verb -pp-

noun

  • (Mil) (trench)
    Sappe Fem.
    (under enemy's fortification) Tunnel Mask.
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sap 3

noun

  • [informal] (fool)
    Trottel Mask. [informal] [pejorative]
    find some sap to do something
    einen Dummen finden, der etwas tut
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