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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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