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Translation of recoil in German:

intransitive verb

British English: /rɪˈkɔɪl/
American English: /rəˈkɔɪl/
  • 1 (shrink back) he recoiled visibly
    er zuckte sichtbar zurück
    recoil from an idea
    vor einem Gedanken zurückschrecken
  • 2
    einen Rückstoß haben


British English: /ˈriːkɔɪl/
American English: /ˈriˌkɔɪl/
, /rəˈkɔɪl/

Phrasal verbs

recoil [up]on

zurückfallen auf + Akk.
recoil upon somebody's [own] head or upon somebody
auf jemanden [selbst] zurückfallen
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