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leicht ungeduldig

English translation: a bit impatient

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02:27 Jul 4, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: leicht ungeduldig
leicht ungeduldig

a little bit intolerant
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English translation:a bit impatient
Explanation:
ungeduldig(impatient) is the opposite of geduldig(patient) and has got nothing to do with tolerance.

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Summary of answers provided
na +1slightly impatient
Mats Wiman
na +1flairs up easilyDave Timms
namildly impatient
Sonia Rowland
nachamping at the bitTanya Harvey Ciampi
naflares up easilyDave Timms
naa bit impatientxxxSprachprof


  

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5 mins
a bit impatient


Explanation:
ungeduldig(impatient) is the opposite of geduldig(patient) and has got nothing to do with tolerance.

Native speaker

xxxSprachprof
Local time: 16:54
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8 mins peer agreement (net): +1
flairs up easily


Explanation:
as in er ist leicht ungeduldig" - he flairs up easily/ blows his top at the slightest.. .etc

Good luck


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Dave Timms
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:54
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Claire Nelson: yes, but it's spelt "flares up" - Concise Oxford Dictionary
12 hrs
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10 mins
flares up easily


Explanation:
Just realized that I spelt it worng - bad thing for a translator to do, I know, but had heavy night translating!

Dave Timms
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:54
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4
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28 mins peer agreement (net): +1
slightly impatient


Explanation:
or
a trifle impatient
or
not too patient
or
quite anxious



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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 16:54
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alexander Schleber: absolutely correct
3 mins
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40 mins
mildly impatient


Explanation:
Had to chip in my tuppence-worth...

Sonia Rowland
Local time: 16:54
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 37
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1 hr
champing at the bit


Explanation:
idiom:

champing at the bit = (fig.) restlessly impatient to begin.

Source: Oxford English Dict.

Tanya


Tanya Harvey Ciampi
Local time: 16:54
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 15
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