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shadow
British English: /ˈʃadəʊ/
American English: /ˈʃædoʊ/

Translation of shadow in German:

noun

  • 1 his life was lived in the shadows
    [figurative]
    er lebte sein Leben im Verborgenen
    cast a shadow over (literal or figurative)
    einen Schatten werfen auf
    + Akk.
    cast a long shadow
    [figurative]
    großen od. nachhaltigen Einfluss haben
    be in somebody's shadow
    [figurative]
    in jemandes Schatten stehen
    have deep shadows under one's eyes
    tiefe Schatten unter den Augen haben
    be afraid of one's own shadow
    [figurative]
    sich vor seinem eigenen Schatten fürchten
    be somebody's shadow
    [figurative]
    jemandes Schatten sein
  • 2 (slightest trace) See examples:without a shadow of doubt
    ohne den Schatten eines Zweifels
    catch at or chase after shadows
    einem Phantom od. [formal] Schatten nachjagen
  • 3
    (ghost) (literal or figurative)
    be worn to a shadow
    [figurative]
    sich völlig aufgerieben haben
    he is only a shadow of his former self
    [figurative]
    er ist nur noch ein od. der Schatten seiner selbst
  • 4Shadow attrib. (British English) (Politics) (Minister, Kanzler)
    im Schattenkabinett

transitive verb

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