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Translation of "swallow" - English-German dictionary

swallow

verb /ˈswoləu/
to allow to pass down the throat to the stomach
schlucken
Try to swallow the pill His throat was so painful that he could hardly swallow.
to accept (eg a lie or insult) without question or protest
für bare Münze nehmen
You’ll never get her to swallow that story!
swallow one’s pride to behave humbly eg by making an apology
seinen Stolz herunterschlucken
She managed to swallow her pride and say sorry.
swallow up to cause to disappear completely
verschlucken
She was swallowed up in the crowd.
(Definition of swallow from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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