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Pronunciation: /spɒt/

Translation of spot in German:


  • 1 (precise place) Stelle, die on this spot an dieser Stelle be in a tight spot [fig. infml], in der Klemme sitzen [ugs.] put sb on the spot [fig. infml], jmdn. in Verlegenheit bringen
  • 4 (stain) spot [of blood/grease/ink] [Blut-/Fett-/Tinten]fleck, der
  • 5 (BrE) [infml] (small amount) do a spot of work/sewing ein bisschen arbeiten/nähen
  • 6 (drop) a spot or a few spots of rain ein paar Regentropfen

v.t. (-tt-)

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