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Fahne

Translation of Fahne in English:

Femininum Fahne, Fahnen

  • 2 [figurativ]etwas auf seine Fahnen schreiben
    espouse the cause of something
    seine Fahne nach dem Wind[e] hängen
    trim one's sails to the wind
    mit fliegenden Fahnen zu jemandem/etwas übergehen od. [abwertend] überlaufen
    openly and suddenly turn one's coat
    zu den Fahnen eilen
    [veraltet]
    join the colours
    jemanden zu den Fahnen rufen
    [veraltet]
    call somebody to the colours
  • 3
    [umgangssprachlich] (Alkoholgeruch) smell of alcohol on somebody's breath
    eine Fahne haben
    reek of alcohol

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