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12:38 May 15, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: eins schweigen
To be quiet?
Denk
English translation:More context please
Explanation:
"Schweigen" means to be quiet. But "eins" doesn't make sense here.

Is it a list of things to do, e.g. "First: Be quiet (or observe vow of silence); Second: Pray every morning"......

Please provide more context.
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nato fall silent / take a silent break / sit in happy (comfortable) silenceUlrike Lieder
nanot reveal sth.
Muhammad Riedinger
nanot reveal sth.
Muhammad Riedinger
nanot reveal sth.
Muhammad Riedinger
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More context please


Explanation:
"Schweigen" means to be quiet. But "eins" doesn't make sense here.

Is it a list of things to do, e.g. "First: Be quiet (or observe vow of silence); Second: Pray every morning"......

Please provide more context.

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PRO pts in pair: 98
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10 hrs
not reveal sth.


Explanation:
Zou need to give more context if zou post an expression!!!
If it is used in a reflexive phrase "sich eins schweigen", it means to deliberately not saz or reveal something which the person knows or could say
Hope this helps.

Muhammad Riedinger
Pakistan
Local time: 22:09
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 26
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10 hrs
not reveal sth.


Explanation:
Zou need to give more context if zou post an expression!!!
If it is used in a reflexive phrase "sich eins schweigen", it means to deliberately not saz or reveal something which the person knows or could say
Hope this helps.


    mom's tongue
Muhammad Riedinger
Pakistan
Local time: 22:09
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 26
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10 hrs
not reveal sth.


Explanation:
You need to give more context if you post an expression!!!
If it is used in a reflexive phrase "sich eins schweigen", it means to deliberately not say or reveal something which the person knows or could say.
Hope this helps.


    mom's tongue
Muhammad Riedinger
Pakistan
Local time: 22:09
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 26
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19 hrs
to fall silent / take a silent break / sit in happy (comfortable) silence


Explanation:
"sich eins/einen schweigen" is a somewhat colloquial expression. If you want to get its full meaning and connotation across, you might use a phrase like "fall silent", "take a silent break", "take a time-out for silence", "sit in happy silence". If the silence is not a contented one, you can choose the adjective accordingly.
These are just some options and suggestions that might help you convey the underlying meaning of the phrase.

BTW, it helps your would-be helpers if you quote at least the entire sentence in which the phrase in question occurs. The suggestions can be more specific and thus ultimately more helpful to you. This holds especially true for idiomatic phrases such as this one.

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 09:09
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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