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bury
British English: /ˈbɛri/
American English: /ˈbɛri/

Translation of bury in German:

transitive verb

  • 1
    [formal] (Toten)
    bury somebody at sea
    jemanden auf See bestatten
    be dead and buried (literal or figurative)
    tot und begraben sein
    schon lange tot sein
    where is Marx buried?
    wo ist od. liegt Marx begraben?
    bury somebody alive
    jemanden lebendig begraben
  • 2 (hide)
    [colloquial]
    [figurative]
    bury one's differences
    [figurative]
    seinen Streit begraben
    bury the hatchet or (American English) tomahawk
    [figurative]
    das Kriegsbeil begraben
    bury one's face in one's hands
    das Gesicht in den Händen vergraben
  • 3 (bring underground)
    (Wurzeln)
    buried cable
    (Electricity)
    Erdkabel
    the houses were buried by a landslide
    die Häuser wurden durch einen Erdrutsch verschüttet
  • 4 (plunge) See examples:bury one's teeth in something
    seine Zähne in etwas Akk. graben od. schlagen
    bury one's hands in one's pockets
    seine Hände in den Taschen vergraben
    something buries itself in something
    etwas bohrt sich in etwas
    Akk.
  • 5 (involve deeply) See examples:bury oneself in one's studies/books
    sich in seine Studien vertiefen/in seinen Büchern vergraben

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