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Pronunciation: /ʃɔːt/

Translation of short in German:


  • 1 kurz in a short time or while (soon) bald in Kürze a short time or while ago/later vor kurzem/kurze Zeit später in short, … kurz, …
  • 3 (deficient, scanty) knapp go short [of sth] [an etw. (Dat.)] Mangel leiden sb is short of sth jmdm. fehlt es an etw. (Dat.) time is getting/is short die Zeit wird/ist knapp be in short supply knapp sein be short [of cash] knapp [bei Kasse] sein [ugs.]


  • 1 (abruptly) plötzlich stop short plötzlich abbrechen stop sb short jmdm. ins Wort fallen
  • 2stop short of doing sth nicht so weit gehen, etw. zu tun

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