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Translation of "crack" - English-German dictionary

crack

verb /krӕk/
to (cause to) break partly without falling to pieces krachen The window cracked down the middle. to break (open) zerbrechen He cracked the peanuts between his finger and thumb. to make a sudden sharp sound of breaking knacken The twig cracked as I stepped on it. to make (a joke) (Witze) reißen He’s always cracking jokes. to open (a safe) by illegal means. knacken to solve (a code). knacken to give in to torture or similar pressures zusammenbrechen The spy finally cracked under their questioning and told them everything he knew. cracked adjective damaged by cracks gesprungen a cracked cup. crazy übergeschnappt She must be cracked! crackdown noun das Durchgreifen (besondere Maßnahmen ergreifen um etwas zu verhindern) cracker noun a thin crisp biscuit. der Cracker a small exploding firework der Knallfrosch fire crackers. a decorated paper tube, containing paper hats etc, which gives a loud crack when pulled apart. das Knallbonbon crackers adjective crazy übergeschnappt You must be crackers to believe that! crack a book ( crack a book) (slang) to open a book in order to read or study büffeln He always gets high marks in his exams although he hardly cracks a textbook. crack down (on) to act firmly against das Durchgreifen The police have cracked down on drug dealers to crack down on illegal immigration. get cracking to get moving quickly. loslegen have a crack (at) to have a try at. in Angriff nehmen
(Definition of crack from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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