German-English translation for "ertrinken"

"ertrinken" English translation

ertrinken
intransitives Verb | intransitive verb v/i <irregulär, unregelmäßig | irregularirr, kein ge-; sein>

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  • be drowned
    ertrinken sterben
    drown
    ertrinken sterben
    ertrinken sterben
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  • be swamped
    ertrinken figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    be snowed under
    ertrinken figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    ertrinken figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
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  • in einer Flut von Briefen ertrinken
    to be swamped by a flood of letters
    in einer Flut von Briefen ertrinken
  • in einem Anzug ertrinken
    to be swamped by a suit
    in einem Anzug ertrinken
ertrinken
Neutrum | neuter n <Ertrinkens>

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  • Tod durch Ertrinken <als Substantiv gebraucht | used as a nounsubstVerb | verb v>
    death by drowning
    Tod durch Ertrinken <als Substantiv gebraucht | used as a nounsubstVerb | verb v>
  • jemanden vor dem Ertrinken retten <als Substantiv gebraucht | used as a nounsubstVerb | verb v>
    to savejemand | somebody sb from drowning
    jemanden vor dem Ertrinken retten <als Substantiv gebraucht | used as a nounsubstVerb | verb v>
The boy was almost drowned.
Der Junge war fast ertrunken.
Source: Tatoeba
The boy narrowly escaped drowning.
Der Junge wäre fast ertrunken.
Source: Tatoeba
He had an oxygen toxicity seizure and he drowned.
Die Sauerstoffvergiftung verursachte einen Krampf und er ertrank.
Source: TED
Many flee into the sea in makeshift dinghies, running the considerable risk of drowning.
Viele fliehen über das Meer in notdürftigen Schlauchbooten und riskieren zu ertrinken.
Source: Europarl
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"Ertrinken" English translation

Ertrinken
Neutrum | neuter n

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  • drowning
    Ertrinken
    Ertrinken
er hat sie vor dem Ertrinken gerettet
he saved her from drowning
er hat sie vor dem Ertrinken gerettet
She came close to drowning.
Sie war kurz vor dem Ertrinken.
Source: Tatoeba
She saved the drowning child at the risk of her own life.
Sie rettete das vom Ertrinken bedrohte Kind unter Lebensgefahr.
Source: Tatoeba
They rescued the boy from drowning.
Sie haben den Jungen vor dem Ertrinken gerettet.
Source: Tatoeba
He saved a little boy from drowning.
Er rettete einen kleinen Jungen vor dem Ertrinken.
Source: Tatoeba
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