German-English translation for "herumdoktern"

"herumdoktern" English translation

herumdoktern
intransitives Verb | intransitive verb v/i <trennbar | separabletrennb; -ge-; h> umgangssprachlich | familiar, informalumg

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  • an jemandem herumdoktern
    to keep trying to treatjemand | somebody sb
    an jemandem herumdoktern
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  • an (Dativ | dative (case)dat) etwas herumdoktern figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    to tinker withetwas | something sth, to try to fixetwas | something sth
    an (Dativ | dative (case)dat) etwas herumdoktern figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
We cannot merely continue to treat its symptoms: we have to find a cure.
Wir dürfen nicht mehr nur an den Symptomen des Systems herumdoktern.
Source: Europarl
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