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wrap
British English: /rap/
American English: /ræp/

Translation of wrap in German:

transitive verb -pp-

  • 1
    [figurative]
    hüllen
    wrapped
    abgepackt (Brot usw.)
    wrap something in paper/cotton wool
    etwas in Papier/Watte [ein]wickeln
    wrap something [a]round something (literal or figurative)
    etwas um etwas wickeln
    wrap one's arms around somebody
    die Arme um jemanden schlingen
  • 2
    (arrange) schlingen (Schal, Handtuch usw.) (about, round um)
    she wrapped her motorcycle round a tree
    [colloquial]
    sie hat ihr Motorrad um einen Baum gewickelt [colloquial]

noun

  • Umschlag[e]tuch, das
    take the wraps off something
    [figurative]
    etwas der Öffentlichkeit vorstellen
    under wraps
    [figurative]
    unter Verschluss
    keep something under wraps
    etwas geheim halten

Phrasal verbs

wrap up

transitive verb 1wrap 1 , → wrapped up 2 [figurative]
(conclude) abschließen
that just about wraps it up for today
damit sind wir für heute fertig
intransitive verb 1
(put on warm clothing) sich warm einpacken [colloquial]
mind you wrap up well
du musst dich gut einpacken [colloquial]
2 [slang]
(be quiet) den Rand halten [slang]

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