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plague
British English: /pleɪɡ/
American English: /pleɪɡ/

Translation of plague in German:

noun

  • 1 (esp. History)
    (epidemic) Seuche, die
    the plague
    (bubonic) die Pest
    spread like the plague
    sich wie eine Seuche ausbreiten
    avoid/hate somebody/something like the plague
    jemanden/etwas wie die Pest meiden/hassen
    a plague on it/you!
    [archaic]
    hols/hol dich die Pest!
    a plague on both your houses!
    [archaic] [figurative]
    hol euch beide die Pest!
  • 2 (esp. Bible)
    (punishment; [colloquial]: nuisance) Plage, die
  • 3 (infestation)plague of rats/insects
    Ratten-/Insektenplage, die

transitive verb

  • 1 (afflict) plagued with or by something
    von etwas geplagt
    a disease that plagues mankind
    eine Krankheit, die die Menschheit heimsucht
  • 2 (bother)plague somebody [with something]
    jemandem [mit etwas] auf die Nerven gehen [colloquial]
    be plagued with something
    von etwas geplagt werden
    be plagued by bad weather
    unter schlechtem Wetter zu leiden haben

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