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klemmen
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: klẹmmen

Translation of klemmen in English:

transitives Verb

  • 2 (quetschen)sich (Dat.) den Fuß/die Hand klemmen
    get one's foot/hand caught or trapped
    catch or trap one's foot/hand

reflexives Verb

  • sich hinter etwas (Akk.) klemmen
    wedge oneself behind something [figurativ] [umgangssprachlich] (sich einsetzen) put some hard work into something
    sich hinter jemanden klemmen
    squeeze in behind somebody [figurativ] [umgangssprachlich] (antreiben) get to work on somebody [umgangssprachlich]
    sich hinters Lenkrad klemmen
    [umgangssprachlich]
    get behind the wheel

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