German-English translation for "brachlegen"

"brachlegen" English translation

brachlegen
transitives Verb | transitive verb v/t <trennbar | separabletrennb; -ge-; h>

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  • lay fallow
    brachlegen Agrar-/Landwirtschaft | agricultureAGR Land
    brachlegen Agrar-/Landwirtschaft | agricultureAGR Land
examples
  • große Flächen mussten brachgelegt werden
    large areas had to be laid fallow
    große Flächen mussten brachgelegt werden
  • waste
    brachlegen figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    brachlegen figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
examples
  • seine Kräfte waren brachgelegt worden
    his abilities had gone to waste
    seine Kräfte waren brachgelegt worden

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