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mitten
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: mịtten

Adverb

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

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