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sap 1

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

noun

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

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) [colloquial]
    (hit) mit einem Knüppel/mit Knüppeln schlagen

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sap 2

transitive verb -pp-

noun

  • (Military) (trench)
    Sappe, die
    (under enemy's fortification)
    Tunnel, der

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sap 3

noun

  • [colloquial]
    (fool) Trottel, der [colloquial] [derogatory]
    find some sap to do something
    einen Dummen finden, der etwas tut

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