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to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (destination) (Ziel)zu Präp
  zum Präp
 He went to the shop. He went out to dinner.
 New: Er fuhr zu seinem Vater.
 Er fuhr zum Laden. Er ging aus zum Essen.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (toward)zu Präp
  zum Präp
 He walked to the house.
 Er lief zu dem Haus.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (upon)auf Präp
 The painter applied the pigment to the canvas.
 Der Maler trug das Pigment auf die Leinwand auf.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (of, belonging to) (gehörend)zu Präp
  zum Präp
 The sash to his cape was red.
 Die Schärpe zu seinem Umhang war rot.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in relationship with)zu Präp
  zum Präp
  auf Präp
 The table was parallel to the floor. He reacted with tenderness to her outburst.
 New: Alison hat ein gutes Verhältnis zu ihrer Mutter.
 Der Tisch war parallel zum Boden.
 Er reagierte mit Zärtlichkeit auf ihren Ausraster.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (range, limit)bis Präp
 In summer, the temperature ranges from thirty to forty degrees Celsius.
 Im Sommer reichen die Temperaturen von 30 bis 40 Grad Celsius.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (compared with)zu Präp
 Manchester United won the match, four to two.
 Manchester United hat das Spiel gewonnen, vier zu zwei.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (ratio) (Verhältnis)zu Präp
 The proposal was defeated by seven votes to two.
 Der Vorschlag wurde mit sieben zu zwei Stimmen abgelehnt.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in order to)um Präp
 Mo went there to pick up his order.
 Mo ist dorthin gegangen um seine Bestellung abzuholen.
 
Zusätzliche Übersetzungen
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to advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (closed) (geschlossen)zu Part
 When night fell, she pulled the shutters to.
to advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (toward action)los Part
Anmerkung: für Verben wie loslegen
 When they had all been served, they fell to and ate with pleasure.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (recipient of action)zu Präp
  zum Präp
 I thought you were disrespectful to her.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (on, against)in Präp
  ins Präp
 The fighter took a punch to the jaw.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (up to, until)bis Präp
 To this very day, the original building still stands.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in relation to)des Best Art, m
  der Best Art, f
  von jemandem Präp + Pron
 Josh says he's a third cousin to the president.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." formal (regarding, with regard to)zu Präp
  bezüglich Adv
 To your earlier point, I think we are in agreement.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (intention) (Intention)zur Präp
 Sarah went to the rescue.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (resulting in) (resultierend)zu Präp
 To his horror, the painting was gone.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (into: resulting condition)in Präp
 It was broken to pieces.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in respect of) (bezüglich)zu Präp
  zum Präp
 The secret to his success is his attention to detail.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (constituting) (bestehend)aus Präp
 There are a hundred centimetres to a metre.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (desire, toasting) (Trinkspruch)auf Präp
 To the happy couple! Hear! Hear!
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (rate of return)pro Adv
 I get nearly 40 miles to the gallon in that car.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (time: before) (Zeit)vor Präp
 It is twenty to three in the afternoon.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (sum, calculations) (Summe)auf Präp
 It comes to thirty-three dollars, ninety-four cents.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (limit in condition) (eingeschränkter Zustand)auf Präp
 He felt cold to the bone after skiing.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (with a purpose of) (mit dem Ziel)um Präp
 Fiona bought a new book to read.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (addition) (zusätzlich)in Präp
 The extra charges added salt to the wounds.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in comparison to) (Gegensatz)zu Präp
  zum Präp
 This year's blackberries are inferior to last year's crop.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (position: in relation to) (Position: in Relation)zu Präp
  zum Präp
 The wall is parallel to the floor.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in reaction to) (in Reaktion)auf Präp
 He reacted with tenderness to her outburst.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (verb and object connector) (Verbindung: Verb m. Objekt)auf Präp
 I am speaking generally, in regard to your efforts this week.
  Fehlt etwas wichtiges? Melden Sie einen Fehler oder machen einen Verbesserungsvorschlag.

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a long way to go exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (much effort still needed)einen langen Weg vor sich haben Rdw
 Brad did well on the quiz, but he has a long way to go before he passes the class.
a monument to [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (example, evidence)Beweis Nm
  (anstelle Denkmal)Symbol Nm
 His last film was a monument to stupidity and bad taste.
 Sein letzter Film war der Beweis für seine Dummheit und seinen schlechten Geschmack.
a quarter till [sth],
a quarter 'til [sth] (US),
a quarter to [sth],
quarter to [sth] (UK)
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(15 minutes before the hour)Viertel vor Nn + Präp
  viertel vor Adj + Präp
  (süddeutsch)dreiviertel Adj
 I'll meet you at a quarter till one... in the afternoon, of course.
a quarter to exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (time: fifteen minutes before)Viertel vor Nn + Präp
  viertel vor Adj + Präp
  (süddeutsch)dreiviertel Adj
 It's almost a quarter to five; we're running late.
abandon [sth] to [sb/sth] vtr + prep (give up control of)jemandem etwas überlassen Vt, fix
  jemandem etwas übergeben Vt, fix
 The army abandoned the territory to the indigenous peoples.
able to do [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (capable of doing)etwas tun können Vt + Hv
  zu etwas in der Lage Rdw
  befähigt Adj
 The only people able to afford to buy a house in this area are millionaires.
 Die einzigen, die sich in dieser Gegend ein Haus leisten können, sind Millionäre.
be able to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (can, have the ability to do)etwas tun können Vt + Hv
 Claire wasn't able to reach the jar on the top shelf.
be about to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (on the point of doing)gerade etwas tun Adv + Vt
  (veraltet)just etwas tun Adv + Vt
 I was just about to step into the bath when the doorbell rang.
accede to [sth] vi + prep formal (agree to [sth])etwas zustimmen Vi, sepa
  (formell)in etwas einwilligen Präp + Vi, sepa
 We refuse to accede to the terrorists' demands.
accede to [sth] vi + prep formal (join a treaty, organization)beitreten Vi
 The Czech Republic acceded to the EU in May 2004.
accede to [sth] vi + prep formal (take on power, office) (Amt)etw antreten Vt, sepa
  (Thron)etw besteigen Vt
  (Macht)an etw gelangen Präp + Vi
acclimate [sb] to [sth] vtr + prep (make accustomed to [sth])jemanden an etwas gewöhnen Präp + Vt
  jemanden mit etwas vertraut machen Adv + Vt
acclimatize to [sth],
also UK: acclimatise to [sth]
vi + prep
figurative (become accustomed to [sth])sich an etwas gewöhnen Rdw
  sich an etwas anpassen Rdw
  (übertragen)sich akklimatisieren Pron + Vr
 People in the city have been forced to acclimatize to increased security controls.
acclimatize [sb/sth] to [sth],
also UK: acclimatise [sb/sth] to [sth]
vtr + prep
(accustom to [sth])jemanden/etwas an etwas gewöhnen Präp + Vt
  jemanden/etwas an etwas anpassen Präp + Vt, sepa
 If you have cats and you move house you need to keep the cats indoors for at least a few days to acclimatize them to their new home.
acclimatize [sb/sth] to [sth],
also UK: acclimatise [sb/sth] to [sth]
vtr + prep
(accustom to climate)sich an das Wetter gewöhnen Rdw
  akklimatisieren Vr
 Before planting out your young seedlings, take them out of the greenhouse for a short period, then increase each day, to acclimatize them to the colder conditions outdoors.
accommodate to vi + prep (adapt to)etw entgegenkommen Vt, sepa
  anpassen an Vt, sepa + Präp
 If you have any special requests, we can accommodate to your needs.
 Falls Sie besondere Wünsche haben, wir können Ihren Bedürfnissen entgegenkommen.
accord [sth] to [sb] vtr + prep (grant)jemanden für etwas festlegen Präp + Vt, sepa
  etwas beschließen Vt
  etwas aushandeln Vt, sepa
 We hereby accord to the petitioner the relief that she requests.
 Wir legen hiermit für den Antragsteller die Unterstützung fest.
according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in the opinion of)laut Präp
  zufolge Präp
 According to David, the concert was very good.
 Lauf David war das Konzert sehr gut.
according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in the words of)laut Präp
  zufolge Präp
 According to Proudhon, property is theft!
 Laut Proudhon ist Besitz Diebstahl!
according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in order determined by)nach Präp
 The children lined up according to their height, from shortest to tallest.
 Die Kinder stellen sich nach ihrer Größe auf, von klein nach groß.
according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (as stated in)nach Präp
  wie angegeben, wie beschrieben Konj + V Part Perf
 Make the bread according to the recipe.
 Mach das Brot nach dem Rezept.
according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in proportion to)je nach Präp + Präp
  anhand Adv
 Salaries are determined according to experience.
 Löhne werden je nach Erfahrung bestimmt.
according to custom advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (as is traditional)gemäß der Tradition Rdw
  wie die Tradition besagt Rdw
 According to custom, the dinner must be on the first Sunday in June.
according to law advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in agreement with law)dem Gesetz nach Rdw
  dem Gesetz entsprechend Rdw
 According to law, the website owner must check all materials published on it.
according to legend advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in mythology)glaubt man der Legende Rdw
  laut Legende Präp + Nf
  wenn man der Legende Glauben schenken darf Rdw
 According to legend, the infants Romulus and Remus were suckled by a wolf.
according to legend advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in popular myth or belief)glaubt man der Legende Rdw
  laut Legende Präp + Nf
  wenn man der Legende Glauben schenken darf Rdw
 According to legend, there is buried treasure on Cocos Island.
according to regulations advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (following official rules)laut Bestimmung Präp + Nf
  den Bestimmungen zufolge Rdw
 According to regulations, you cannot take lighter fluid on to an airplane.
according to reports advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (as has been reported)laut Berichterstattung Präp
  der Berichterstattung zufolge Rdw
 According to reports, there has been a coup in Niger. Further details are not yet available.
according to the agreement advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by the terms of the agreement)laut Vereinbarung Präp + Nf
 According to the agreement, the buyer will purchase all the product that the seller can produce.
according to the contract advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by the terms of the contract)laut Vertrag Präp + Nm
  basierend auf dem Vertrag Rdw
 According to the contract you may take three days of bereavement leave for your uncle's funeral, but only one for your nephew's.
according to the letter advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (according to law)laut Gesetz Präp + Nn
  dem Gesetz nach Rdw
  vor dem Gesetz Rdw
 These laws are no longer obeyed according to the letter.
according to the letter advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (word for word)Wort für Wort Rdw
  wortgetreu Adj
 Calvin interprets the biblical text according to the letter.
according to the rules exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (by the rules)den Regeln zufolge Rdw
  die Regeln besagen Rdw
  die Regeln schreiben vor Rdw
 According to the rules, he had to be taken off the field.
accountable to [sb] adj + prep (has to report to)sich vor jemandem zu verantworten haben VP
  jemandem Bericht erstatten müssen VP
accrue to [sth] vi + prep (fall naturally to)etwas sammelt sich an Vr, sepa
  etwas entsteht Vi
  etwas häuft sich an Vr, sepa
acculturate [sb] to [sth],
acculturate [sb] into [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(assimilate: into a culture)integrieren Vt
accustom [sb/sth] to [sth] vtr + prep (habituate)sich an etw gewöhnen Vr
  vertraut werden Adj + Vi
  anpassen Vr, sepa
 Years of living in Morocco have accustomed me to hot weather.
ache to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (yearn, long to do)etwas tun wollen Vt + Hv
  sich danach sehen etwas zu tun Rdw
 When it's this cold, I ache to go to the Bahamas.
 Wenn es so kalt ist, will ich auf die Bahamas.
acquiesce to [sth] vi + prep formal (consent: to a request)einverstanden sein Adj + Vi
  zustimmen Vt, sepa
  (gehoben)einwilligen Partv i
 The principal finally acquiesced to the students' demands.
add to [sth] vi + prep (supplement)etwas abrunden Vt, sepa
  zu etwas beisteuern Präp + Vt, sepa
  etwas ergänzen Vt
 Herbs will add to the flavour of the soup.
 Kräuter werden das Aroma der Suppe abrunden.
add [sth] to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (contribute, enhance)etwas etwas verleihen Vt
  etwas etwas hinzufügen Vt, sepa
 Seasoning adds flavour to food.
 Gewürze verleihen dem Essen Geschmack.
add to [sth] vi + prep (increase)etwas vergrößern Vt
  etwas vermehren Vt
  zu etwas beitragen Präp + Vt, sepa
 The knowledge of how he died only added to his family's suffering.
 Das Wissen darüber, wie er gestorben ist, hat den Schmerz der Familie nur vergrößert.
add [sth] and/to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (mathematics: calculate total)etwas und etwas zusammenzählen Konj + Vt, sepa
  etwas mit etwas addieren Präp + Vt
 If you add one and six, the total is seven.
add [sth] to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (join, put in)etwas zu etwas beisteuern Präp + Vt, sepa
  etwas zu etwas beitragen Präp + Vt, sepa
  etwas zu etwas dazutun Präp + Vt, sepa
 Jim plans to add his work to the project.
add fuel to the fire v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (exacerbate the issue) (übertragen)Öl ins Feuer gießen Rdw
  alles nur noch schlimmer machen Rdw
 Shouting at angry pupils is only likely to add fuel to the fire.
add [sth] onto [sth],
add on [sth] to [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(charge in addition)etw auf etw aufschlagen Präp + Vt, sepa
  (umgangssprachlich)etw auf etw draufschlagen Präp + Vt, sepa
  etw zusätzlich in Rechnung stellen Rdw
 This restaurant automatically adds a service charge onto the bill.
add [sth] onto [sth],
add on [sth] to [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(append)etw an etw anfügen Präp + Vt, sepa
  etw zu etw hinzufügen Präp + Vt, sepa
  (v. a. Buch, Schriftstück)etw an etw anhängen Präp + Vt, sepa
add up to [sth] vi phrasal + prep (total) (ugs)etwas sein, etwas machen Vt
  (gehoben)etwas ergeben Vt
 The opposite sides of a die add up to seven.
 Die gegenüberliegenden Seiten eines Würfels sind (or: machen) zusammen sieben.
add up to [sth] vi phrasal + prep figurative (indicate, lead to)auf etwas hinweisen Präp + Vi, sepa
  auf etwas hindeuten Präp + Vi, sepa
 The evidence adds up to a clear attempt to steal the goods.
 Die Beweise weisen auf einen klaren Versuch hin, die Produkte zu klauen.
address [sth] to [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (indicate mail is intended for [sb])etwas an jemanden adressieren Präp + Vt
  etwas an jemanden richten Präp + Vt
 Joyce addressed the letter to her sister.
 Joyce adressierte den Brief an ihre Schwester.
address [sth] to [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remark: say to [sb])etwas zu jemandem sagen Präp + Vt
  (formell)etwas an jemanden richten Präp + Vt
 O'Neill addressed his remarks to the business owners in the audience.
 O'Neill richtete seine Bemerkungen an die Geschäftsführer im Publikum.
address [sth] to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (computers: direct data to)etwas an etwas übermitteln Präp + Vt, fix
  etwas an etwas übertragen Präp + Vt, fix
  etwas an etwas senden Präp + Vt
 The server addressed the data to the mainframe.
address [sth] to [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (consign, entrust)jemandem etwas anvertrauen Vt, sepa
  jemandem etwas übergeben Vt, fix
 The cargo was addressed to the freight forwarder.
be addressed to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (mail: be intended for [sb](ugs, vage)an jemanden adressiert sein Rdw
 This letter is addressed to you.
 Dieser Brief ist an dich adressiert.
adhere to [sth] vi + prep (stick to)an etw kleben Vi
  (Meinung)an etw dran bleiben Vi
  (Ideen, Prinzipien)sich an etw halten, klammern Vr
 Mud adhered to the tires of the truck.
 Dreck klebte an den Reifen seines LKWs.
adhere to [sth] vi + prep figurative (rules: abide by, follow)sich an etwas halten VP
  etwas einhalten Vt, sepa
  etwas befolgen Vt
 If you don't adhere to the rules, you will be in trouble.
 Wenn du dich nicht an die Regeln hältst, bekommst du Schwierigkeiten.
adjacent to [sth] adj + prep (beside [sth])neben etwas Präp
  an etwas angrenzen, an etwas anliegen Präp + Vi, sepa
 A modern skyscraper is adjacent to the historical church.
 Ein moderner Wolkenkratzer steht neben der historischen Kirche.
adjourn to [sth] vi + prep (move to another place) (formell)sich in etwas zurückziehen Präp + Vr, sepa
 The men adjourned to the living room for brandy and cigars.
 Die Männer zogen sich zu Brandy und Zigarren ins Wohnzimmer zurück.
adjure [sb] to do [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (appeal or command: [sb] to do [sth])jemand bitten, etwas zu tun Rdw
  jemanden um etwas bitten Rdw
  (gehoben)jemanden ersuchen, etwas zu tun Rdw
adjust to [sth] vi + prep ([sb]: adapt, get used to [sth])sich an etwas gewöhnen Präp + Vr
  sich an etwas anpassen Präp + Vr, sepa
 Dexter found it impossible to adjust to an office job.
 Dexter war nicht in der Lage sich an einen Bürojob zu gewöhnen.
adjust to [sth] vi + prep ([sth]: can be modified)sich an etwas anpassen Präp + Vr, sepa
 The seatbelt adjusts to the desired length using this buckle.
 Der Gurt passt sich der gewünschten Länge an, wenn man diese Schnalle verwendet.
admit to [sth] vi + prep (confess to: a crime)etw gestehen Vt
 Cross admitted to the theft of the money.
 Cross gestand das Geld gestohlen zu haben.
admit to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (acknowledge: feelings) (Gefühle)etw zulassen Vt, sepa
 Dave had admitted to being jealous of his younger brother.
 Dave hatte es zugelassen auf seinen jüngeren Bruder eifersüchtig zu sein.
admit [sb] to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." often passive (place in an institution)jnd in etw einliefern, jnd in etw einweisen Präp + Vt, sepa
 Have you ever been admitted to a hospital?
 Wurdest du jemals ins Krankenhaus eingewiesen (Or: eingeliefert)?
admit to [sth] vi + prep UK, formal (door, gate: provide access to)Zugang gewähren Rdw
 The gate admits to the courtyard.
admit [sb] to [sth],
admit [sb] into [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(allow entry)jemanden in etwas hineinlassen Präp + Vt, sepa
  jemandem Zutritt zu etwas gewähren VP
 The night watchman has to go to the door to admit you into the building.
admit [sb] to [sth],
admit [sb] into [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(as a member)jemanden bei etwas aufnehmen Präp + Vt, sepa
 He was admitted into the golf club as a member.
admit [sth] to [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (confess)jemandem etwas gestehen Vt
  jemandem gegenüber etwas zugeben Präp + Vt, sepa
 He admitted to the police that he was the murderer.
admit to [sb] that vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (confess)etwas zugeben Vt, sepa
  etwas gestehen Vt
 Jones admitted to the police that he had been involved in the criminal enterprise.
admonish [sb] to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (warn [sb] about doing [sth])jemanden ermahnen, etwas zu tun VP
  (formell)jemanden zu etwas anhalten VP
 The judge admonished the witness to tell the truth.
 Der Richter ermahnte den Zeugen, die Wahrheit zu sagen.
advise [sb] to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (counsel [sb] to do)jemandem empfehlen etwas zu tun VP
  (übertragen)jemanden etwas ans Herz legen Rdw
  jemandem vorschlagen etwas zu tun VP
 I advised him to eat before the flight.
 Ich habe ihm empfohlen, vor dem Flug zu essen.
affiance [sb] to [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." archaic (betroth)verloben Vr, fix
  jemand/sich jemandem versprechen Rdw
affix [sth] to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (stick, attach) (umgangssprachlich)kleben Vt
  (mit Nachdruck)festkleben Vt, sepa
 Remember to affix sufficient postage to your envelope.
afford to do [sth] vi + prep (have enough money) (Geld)sich leisten können, etwas zu tun VP
Anmerkung: "Afford" in this sense usually follows a derivative of "can."
 Now that I'm unemployed I can't afford to go on holiday.
 Jetzt, da ich arbeitslos bin, kann ich es mir nicht leisten, in den Urlaub zu fahren.
afford to do [sth] vi + prep figurative (be able to do)sich leisten können, etwas zu tun VP
Anmerkung: "Afford" in this sense usually follows a derivative of "can."
 The army cannot afford to fight on two fronts at once.
 Die Armee kann es sich nicht leisten, an zwei Fronten gleichzeitig zu kämpfen.
afford to do [sth] vi + prep figurative (risk)sich leisten können, etwas zu tun VP
  etwas riskieren Vt
Anmerkung: "Afford" in this sense usually follows a derivative of "can" or "be able to."
 He can't afford to let her speak badly of him.
 Er kann es sich nicht leisten, dass sie schlecht über ihn spricht.
affront to [sth/sb] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] that offends)Angriff auf Nm + Präp
 Samantha took the remarks as an affront to her family.
afraid to do [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (hesitant)Angst haben etwas zu tun VP
  unentschlossen über etwas sein VP
  (formell)zwiespältig über etwas sein VP
 I'm afraid to jump from the bridge into the river.
 Ich habe Angst davor, von der Brücke in den Fluss zu springen.
aged from [sth] to [sth],
aged between [sth] and [sth]
adj + prep
(in a given age range)im Alter von... bis Rdw
  zwischen...und ... Jahre alt Rdw
 This program is designed for young people aged from 18 to 25.
 Dieses Programm wurde für junge Menschen im Alter von 18 bis 25 Jahren konzipiert.
agree to [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (consent)einverstanden sein Adj + Vi
  zustimmen Vi, sepa
 The patient has agreed to the procedure.
agree to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (consent)mit etwas einverstanden sein Rdw
  (informell)zu etwas ja sagen Rdw
 Olivia's parents agreed to let her go to the party.
agree to anything v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not be discerning)mit allem einverstanden sein Rdw
  allem zustimmen Pron + Vi, sepa
 His love is blind; he will agree to anything.
agree to disagree,
agree to differ
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(accept different opinion)sich darauf einigen, dass man sich nicht einigen kann Rdw
  jmd zu verstehen geben, dass man seine Meinung nicht akzeptiert Rdw
 If you can't see things my way we will just have to agree to disagree because I won't change my mind either.
agreeable to [sth] adj + prep (person: willing)bereit für etw Adj + Präp
  gewillt etw zu tun VP
 The police officers found the suspect agreeable to questioning.
 Die Polizisten stellten fest, dass der Verdächtige für ein Verhör bereit war.
agreeable to [sth] adj + prep ([sth]: suitable)passend für etwas Adj + Präp
  adäquat für etwas Adj + Präp
 The doctor hired someone agreeable to the job of receptionist.
 Der Arzt stellte jemand passendes für den Job als Rezeptionist ein.
aim to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (intend, aspire)vorhaben etwas zu tun VP
  beabsichtigen etwas zu tun VP
 When I play, I aim to win.
 Wenn ich spiele, habe ich auch vor, zu gewinnen.
akin to [sth] adj + prep (like, similar to)etw ähnlich sein Adj
 Jamie's taste in music is akin to mine.
 Jamies Musikgeschmack ist meinem ähnlich.
akin to doing [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (comparable to doing [sth])ähnlich sein wie etwas VP
  vergleichbar sein mit etwas VP
 Wearing these new shoes is akin to walking on a cloud.
 Diese neuen Schuhe zu tragen ist wie auf einer Wolke zu laufen.
alert [sb] to [sth] vtr + prep (make aware)jmd auf etw aufmerksam machen Vt
  jmd auf etwas hinweisen Vt
  (umgangssprachlich)jmd mit der Nase auf etwas stoßen Rdw
 Milo's boss alerted him to the change in policy.
 Milos Chef machte ihn auf die Richtlinienänderung aufmerksam.
alive to adj + prep (sensitive to, aware of)empfänglich für Adj + Präp
  sich etwas bewusst Pron + Adj
all the way to adv + prep (during the entire journey to)auf dem ganzen Weg bis Rdw
  während der gesamten Reise nach Rdw
 We had to listen to him snore all the way from New York to Rome.
all the way to adv + prep (the full distance to)den ganzen Weg bis Rdw
 He sang and danced all the way to school.
all the way to adv + prep (emphatic: a long way)den ganzen Weg Rdw
  bis nach Konj + Präp
 You want me to carry this all the way back to the house?
allergic to [sth] adj + prep (person: having an allergy)gegen etwas allergisch sein VP
  eine Allergie haben gegen etwas VP
 He is allergic to strawberries.
allergic to [sth] adj + prep figurative (person: showing disinclination) (übertragen)gegen etwas allergisch sein VP
  (übertragen)eine Allergie haben gegen VP
 Scott is allergic to work; the moment any effort is required, he disappears.
 Scott ist gegen Arbeit allergisch; sobald er sich anstrengen soll, verschwindet er.
allied to [sb/sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (joined by an alliance)verbündet mit jemandem/etwas V Part Perf + Präp
  zusammengeschlossen mit etwas/jemandem V Part Perf + Präp
  (Militär, gehoben)alliiert mit jemandem/etwas V Part Perf + Präp
 This orchestra is allied to musical groups in other cities around the world.
allow me to do [sth] interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (offer) (formell, höflich)Gestatten Sie mir etwas zu tun Rdw
  (informell)Darf ich etwas tun Rdw
 Miss, allow me to open the door.
alternative to [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (only other choice)die Alternative zu etwas Rdw
  die einzig andere Wahl Rdw
 In this case, the alternative to fighting is dying.
 In diesem Fall ist die Alternative zum Kämpfen Sterben.
amenable to [sth] adj + prep (willing) (übertragen)etwas gegenüber offen stehen VP
  etwas nicht abgeneigt Adv + V Part Perf
  zu etwas bereit Präp + Vi
amenable to doing [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (willing to do)bereit sein etwas zu tun VP
  nicht abgeneigt sein etwas zu tun VP
 Ben is amenable to changing the date of the party.
 Ben ist bereit das Datum für die Feier zu ändern.
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to [tu:; im Satz meist; vor Konsonanten]
  • I präp
    • 1. Grundbedeutung: zu
    • 2. Richtung und Ziel, räumlich: zu, nach, an (+akk), in (+akk), auf (+akk):
      to bed zu Bett gehen;
      to London nach London reisen etc;
      to school in die Schule gehen;
      to the ground auf den oder zu Boden fallen, werfen etc;
      to the station zum Bahnhof;
      to the wall an die Wand nageln etc;
      to the right auf der rechten Seite, rechts;
      back to back Rücken an Rücken

    • 3. in (+dat): I have never been to London
    • 4. Richtung, Ziel, Zweck, Wirkung: zu, auf (+akk), an (+akk), in (+akk), für, gegen:
      pray to God zu Gott beten;
      our duty to unsere Pflicht jemandem gegenüber;
      to dinner zum Essen einladen etc;
      to my surprise zu meiner Überraschung;
      pleasant to the ear angenehm für das Ohr;
      here’s to you! umg (auf) Ihre Gesundheit!, Prosit!;
      what is that to you? was geht das Sie an?;
      to a large audience vor einem großen Publikum spielen

    • 5. Zugehörigkeit: zu, in (+akk), für, auf (+akk):
      cousin to Vetter des Königs etc, der Frau N., von N.;
      he is a brother to her er ist ihr Bruder;
      secretary to Sekretär des …, jemandes Sekretär;
      that is all there is to it das ist alles;
      a cap with a tassel to it eine Mütze mit einer Troddel (daran);
      a room to myself ein eigenes Zimmer;
      a key to the trunk ein Schlüssel für den (oder zum) Koffer

    • 6. Gemäßheit: nach:
      to my feeling meinem Gefühl nach;
      not to my taste nicht nach meinem Geschmack

    • 7. (im Verhältnis oder Vergleich) zu, gegen, gegenüber, auf (+akk), mit:
      you are but a child to him Sie sind nur ein Kind gegen ihn;
      nothing to nichts im Vergleich zu;
      five to one fünf gegen eins, SPORT etc fünf zu eins;
      three to the pound drei auf das Pfund

    • 8. Ausmaß, Grenze: bis, (bis) zu, (bis) an (+akk), auf (+akk), in (+dat): to the clouds;
      goods to the value of Waren im Werte von;
      love to craziness bis zum Wahnsinn lieben

    • 9. zeitliche Ausdehnung oder Grenze: bis, bis zu, bis gegen, auf (+akk), vor (+dat):
      a quarter to one ein Viertel vor eins;
      from three to four von drei bis vier (Uhr);
      to this day bis zum heutigen Tag;
      to the minute auf die Minute (genau)

    • 10. Begleitung: zu, nach:
      to a guitar zu einer Gitarre singen;
      to a tune nach einer Melodie tanzen

    • 11. zur Bildung des (betonten) Dativs:
      to me, you etc mir, dir, Ihnen etc;
      it seems to me es scheint mir;
      she was a good mother to him sie war ihm eine gute Mutter

    • 12. zur Bezeichnung des Infinitivs:
      to be or not to be sein oder nicht sein;
      to go gehen;
      I want to go ich möchte gehen;
      easy to understand leicht zu verstehen;
      years to come künftige Jahre;
      I want her to come ich will, dass sie kommt

    • 13. Zweck, Absicht: um zu, zu:
      he only does it to earn money er tut es nur, um Geld zu verdienen

    • 14. zur Verkürzung des Nebensatzes:
      I weep to think of it ich weine, wenn ich daran denke;
      he was the first to arrive er kam als Erster;
      to be honest, I should decline wenn ich ehrlich sein soll, muss ich ablehnen;
      to hear him talk wenn man ihn (so) reden hört

    • 15. zur Andeutung eines aus dem Vorhergehenden zu ergänzenden Infinitivs:
      I don’t go because I don’t want to ich gehe nicht, weil ich nicht (gehen) will

  • II adv [tuː]
    • 1. zu, geschlossen:
      pull the door to die Tür zuziehen

    • 2. bei verschiedenen Verben: dran; fall to1, put to etc
    • 3. zu Bewusstsein oder zu sich kommen, bringen
    • 4. SCHIFF nahe am Wind: keep her to!
    • 5.
      to and fro
      a) hin und her,
      b) auf und ab
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