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Pronunciation: /ʃiːf/

Translation of schief in English:



  • 1 (schräg)der Baum ist schief gewachsen
    the tree has grown crooked or hasn't grown straight
    das Bild hängt/der Teppich liegt schief
    the picture/carpet is crooked
    der Tisch steht schief
    the table isn't level
    sich (Dat.) die Mütze schief aufsetzen
    put one's cap on at an angle
    jemanden schief ansehen [informal]
    look at somebody askance
    schief gewickelt sein [informal]
    be very much mistaken
    schief liegen [informal]
    be on the wrong track
  • 2 [figurative] (verzerrt)etwas schief darstellen
    give a distorted account of something
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