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mitten
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: mịtten

Adverb

  • mịtten an/auf etwas Akk. od. Dat.
    in the middle of something
    der Teller brach mịtten durch
    the plate broke in half
    mịtten in etwas (Akk.) (Dat.)
    into/in the middle of something
    mịtten durch die Stadt
    right through the town
    mịtten durch die Menge
    through the middle of the crowd
    mịtten aus etwas
    from the middle of something
    mịtten darin mittendrinmitten unter uns (Dat.)
    in our midst
    der Schuss traf ihn mịtten ins Herz
    the shot hit him right in the heart
    mịtten in der Luft/im Pazifik
    in mid-air/mid-Pacific
    mịtten in der Aufregung
    in the midst of the excitement

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