There are 2 main translations of sheer in German:

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sheer 1

British English: /ʃɪə/
American English: /ʃɪr/

adjective

  • 1attrib. (mere, absolute)
    (Unsinn, Gewalt)
    by sheer chance
    rein zufällig
    it is a sheer impossibility to do it
    es ist schier unmöglich, es zu tun
    that's sheer robbery!
    das ist ja der reinste Wucher!
    the sheer insolence of it!
    so eine Frechheit!
    only by sheer hard work
    nur durch harte Arbeit
  • 2 (perpendicular)
    (Felsen, Abfall)
    (Felsen, Abfall, Aufstieg)
  • 3
    (finely woven)
    hauchfein

adverb

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There are 2 main translations of sheer in German:

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sheer 2

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

sheer away

intransitive verb 1
(Nautical)
2sheer away from [figurative]
(avoid) + Dat. (Person, Thema)

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