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claw
British English: /klɔː/
American English: /klɔ/

Translation of claw in German:

noun

  • 1 (of bird, animal)
    Kralle, die
    (of crab, lobster, etc.)
    Schere, die
    (foot with claw)
    Klaue, die
    the cat bared its claws
    die Katze zeigte die Krallen
    get one's claws into somebody [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    auf jemandem herumhacken
    [colloquial]
  • 2 (of hammer)
    Klaue, die
    (of cine camera, projector)
    Greifer, der

transitive verb

  • the two women clawed each other
    die beiden Frauen gingen mit den Fingernägeln aufeinander los
    claw one's way to the top
    sich zum Gipfel durchkämpfen
    [figurative]
    sich nach oben durchboxen
    [colloquial]

intransitive verb

  • claw at something
    sich an etwas Akk. krallen
    she clawed desperately for the door handle
    sie versuchte verzweifelt, die Türklinke zu fassen

Phrasal verbs

claw back

transitive verb
wieder eintreiben
(Geld, Unterstützung)
wieder an sich reißen
(Kontrolle)
wettmachen
(Defizit)

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