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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: verschwịnden

Translation of verschwinden in English:

unregelmäßiges intransitives Verb mit sein

  • 1
    (pain, spot, etc.)
    go [away]
    seine Zahnschmerzen sind von selbst verschwunden
    his toothache went away or stopped of its own accord
    die Maus verschwand in ihrem Loch od. in ihr Loch
    the mouse disappeared into its hole
    es ist besser, wir verschwinden/lass uns hier verschwinden
    we'd better/let's make ourselves scarce [informal]
    verschwinde [hier]!
    off with you!
    go away!
    hop it! [informal]
    ich muss mal verschwinden [informal] [euphemistic]
    I have to pay a visit [informal]
    I have to spend a penny (British English) [informal]
    der Müll muss hier verschwinden
    this rubbish must be removed
    jemanden verschwinden lassen
    take somebody away
    (in einer Anstalt usw.) put somebody away
    (ermorden) eliminate somebody
    do away with somebody
    etwas verschwinden lassen (wegzaubern)
    make something disappear or vanish
    (stehlen) help oneself to something [informal] (verstecken) hide something
    (unterschlagen, beiseite schaffen) dispose of something
    Zigaretten in seiner Tasche/Karten in seinem Ärmel verschwinden lassen
    slip cigarettes into one's pocket/cards up one's sleeve
  • 2 (verborgen sein)unter etwas (Dat.) verschwinden
    disappear under something
    be hidden by something
  • 3neben jemandem/etwas verschwinden (sehr klein wirken)
    be dwarfed by somebody/something
    (unbedeutend wirken) pale into insignificance beside somebody/something
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