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Translation of "shift" - English-German dictionary

shift

verb /ʃift/
to change (the) position or direction (of) verschieben, umspringen We spent the whole evening shifting furniture around The wind shifted to the west overnight. to transfer abschieben She shifted the blame on to me. to get rid of entfernen This detergent shifts stains. shiftless adjective inefficient, lazy, or without a set purpose unbeholfen He’s rather shiftless – he’s had four jobs in six months. shiftlessness noun die Unbeholfenheit shifty adjective looking cunning and dishonest verschlagen I don’t trust him – he has a very shifty look. shiftily adverb verschlagen shiftiness noun die Verschlagenheit
(Definition of shift from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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