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skate 1

British English: /skeɪt/
American English: /skeɪt/

noun

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skate 2

noun

  • (ice skate) Schlittschuh Mask.
    (roller skate) Rollschuh Mask.
    get one's skates on (British English) [figurative] [informal]
    sich sputen

intransitive verb

  • (ice-skate) Schlittschuh laufen
    (roller-skate) Rollschuh laufen
    he skated over to her/in circles
    er lief zu ihr hinüber/drehte Kreise
    the insects skate on the water [figurative]
    die Insekten gleiten über das Wasser
    skate on thin ice [figurative]
    sich auf dünnem Eis bewegen
    (put oneself in danger) sich auf dünnes Eis begeben

Phrasal verbs

skate over

skate round
transitive verb [figurative]
(avoid) hinweggehen über + Akk. (Frage, Problem)
(touch lightly on) [nur] streifen

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