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German translation of “shift”

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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