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crawl
British English: /krɔːl/
American English: /krɔl/

Translation of crawl in German:

intransitive verb

  • 1 the baby/insect crawls along the ground
    das Baby/Insekt krabbelt über den Boden
  • 2 [colloquial]
    (behave abjectly)
    kriechen [derogatory]
    crawl to somebody
    vor jemandem buckeln od. kriechen
    don't you come crawling back to me
    du brauchst nicht wieder angekrochen zu kommen
  • 3be crawling
    (be covered or filled)
    wimmeln (with von)

noun

  • 1
    Kriechen, das
    (of insect, baby also)
    Krabbeln, das
    (slow speed) move/go at a crawl
    sich im Schneckentempo bewegen/im Schneckentempo fahren
  • 2
    (swimming stroke)
    Kraulen, das
    do or swim the crawl

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