Share this entry
Pronunciation: /ɛŋ/

Translation of eng in English:


  • 5im Komp. u. Sup. (begrenzt)in die engere Wahl kommen
    be short-listed (British English)
    in der engeren Wahl sein
    be on the shortlist (British English)
    im engeren Sinne
    in the stricter sense


  • 1 (dicht)eng schreiben
    write closely together
    eng [zusammen]sitzen/-stehen
    sit/stand close together
    eng bedruckt/beschrieben
    closely-printed/closely-written (page)
  • 3 (beschränkt)etwas zu eng auslegen
    interpret something too narrowly
    das siehst du zu eng [informal]
    there's more to it than that
    eng begrenzt
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources