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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: klẹmmen

Translation of klemmen in English:

transitives Verb

  • 2 (quetschen) See examples: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
    sich hinters Lenkrad klemmen
    get behind the wheel

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