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sock 1

British English: /sɒk/
American English: /sɑk/

noun pl. socks

  • 1or (Business) / [colloquial]
    also: soxPronunciation: /sɒks/
    Socke, die
    Socken, der (South German) (Austrian German) (Swiss German)
    (ankle sock, esp. for children also)
    Söckchen, das
    knee-length socks
    Kniestrümpfe Pl.
    pull one's socks up (British English) [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    sich am Riemen reißen [colloquial]
    put a sock in it! (British English)
    [slang]
    halt die Klappe! [slang] (stop doing something) hör auf [damit]!

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sock 2
[colloquial]

transitive verb

  • (hit) schlagen, hauen [colloquial]
    sock somebody in the mouth/on the chin/jaw
    jemandem eine reinhauen [slang]
    jemanden in die Schnauze hauen [coarse]
    sock it to somebody (American English)
    [colloquial]
    jemandem Saures geben [slang] [figurative] (impress somebody) es jemandem zeigen [colloquial]

noun

  • give somebody a sock on the chin/jaw/in the mouth
    jemandem eine reinhauen [slang]

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