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egg 1

British English: /ɛɡ/
American English: /ɛɡ/

noun

  • Ei Neutr.
    a bad egg [figurative] [informal] (person)
    eine üble Person
    a good/tough egg [informal] (person)
    ein feiner Kerl [informal]
    ein famoser/harter Kerl [archaic] [informal]
    good egg! [dated] [informal]
    famos! [archaic]
    have or put all one's eggs in one basket [figurative] [informal] it's like teaching your grandmother to suck eggs
    da will das Ei wieder klüger sein als die Henne
    as sure as eggs is or are eggs [informal]
    so sicher wie das Amen in der Kirche [informal]
    have egg on or all over one's face [figurative]
    dumm od. blöd dastehen [informal]
    dumm aus der Wäsche gucken [slang]
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egg 2

transitive verb

  • egg somebody on [to do something]
    jemanden anstacheln od. aufhetzen[, etwas zu tun]
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