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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: e̲i̲s·kalt

Translation of eiskalt in English:



  • 1es lief mir eiskalt über den Rücken
    a cold shiver went down my spine
  • 2etwas eiskalt tun (kaltblütig)
    do something in cold blood
    (lässig) do something without turning a hair
    jemanden eiskalt ansehen/abweisen
    give somebody an icy or frosty look/coldly reject somebody's request
    er ging eiskalt hin und sagte …
    he went over there, cool as you like, and said …
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