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blitzen
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 [umgangssprachlich] [scherzhaft]
    Charlie's dead (Britisch) [umgangssprachlich]
    it's snowing down south (Britisch) [umgangssprachlich]
  • 4
    [umgangssprachlich] (mit Blitzlicht) use [a] flash
    er fing wie wild an zu blitzen
    he started to flash away like mad [umgangssprachlich]

transitives Verb

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

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