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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: da̲|hin

Translation of dahin in English:


  • 2 [figurative]dahin musste es kommen
    it had to come to that
    dahin hat ihn seine Wettleidenschaft gebracht
    that's where his betting mania has got him
    du wirst es dahin bringen, dass …
    you'll carry things or matters so far that …
  • 3bis dahin
    (zeitlich) until then
    bis dahin sind es 75 km
    it's 75 km from here
    bis dahin sind es noch zehn Minuten
    there are another ten minutes to go until then
    es steht mir bis dahin [informal]
    I am sick and tired of it or fed up to the back teeth with it [informal]
  • 4Pronunciation: /-ˈ-/ (verloren, vorbei) dahin sein
    be or have gone
    mein neuer Mantel ist dahin
    my new coat is ruined
    my new coat has had it [informal]
  • 5 (in diesem Sinne)dahin [gehend], dass …
    to the effect that …
    man kann dieses Schreiben auch dahin [gehend] auslegen/verstehen, dass …
    one can also interpret/take this letter as meaning that …
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