Die heizen mir hier ganz schoen ein!

17:31 Sep 9, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Die heizen mir hier ganz schoen ein!
This I know is a slang term that is similar to 'they're really tearing into me'.
Matt Hamacher

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EINHEIZEN (Duden:) 2. (ugs.) dem Alkohol tüchtig zusprechen (er hat wieder ganz schön eingeheizt) 3. (ugs.) mit Nachdruck, gehörig die Meinung sagen [um jemanden zu etwas bestimmten zu veranlassen] -- You haven’t provided context, except for your own suggested translation, which could fit the latter meaning; but they’re really tearing into me doesn’t usually connote they’re trying to get you do do something (as Duden suggests) but that they disapprove of something that’s already happened and blame you for it. Like giving a Nazi salute on Orchard Street. :) To get close to the Duden definition and staying in a plural: >>THEY WERE PUTTING IT ACROSS TO ME PRETTY STRONGLY.<< In a broader sense (which could also refer to indirect, non-verbal, pressures): >>MAN, WERE THEY PUTTING THE HEAT ON ME<< or >> THEY WERE REALLY PUTTING THE SCREWS TO ME<< or>> THEY WERE PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON ME<<. Sources: (1) Duden, Deutsches Universalwörterbuch; (2) Spears, R.A., MTC’s American Idioms Dictionary ISBN 0-8442-0826-4 (3) daily usage.
Kindly provide more context in your future queries. Helps your would-be helpers help you more efficiently, and would be a fair trade. :)
Hope this helps.

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Tom Funke
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Hier sind einige amerikanische Equivalenzen:

They are really getting to me.
They are really onto me.
They are heating things up for me.
They are putting fire under my fanny.

jm. gruendlich einheizen=to make things
hot for someone, to give someone hell

Hope this helps.

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Elisabeth Moser
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einheizen - give somebody a kick
up the backside

have a go at somebody

make things hot for somebody

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