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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: blịtzen

Translation of blitzen in English:

intransitives Verb unpers.

  • 1 (bei Gewitter)es blitzte (einmal)
    there was a flash of lightning
    (mehrmals) there was lightning
    there were flashes of lightning
    bei dir blitzt es [informal] [humorous]
    Charlie's dead (British English) [informal]
    it's snowing down south (British English) [informal]
  • 4 [informal] (mit Blitzlicht)
    use [a] flash
    er fing wie wild an zu blitzen
    he started to flash away like mad [informal]

transitives Verb

  • [informal] (mit Blitzlicht)
    take a flash photo of
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