German translation of 'ate'
- of eat
Example Sentences Including 'ate'
I made a salad to go with the kebabs and broke open some beers and we sat on the floor and ate the food.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
She ate at the appointed cafés at the appointed hours, she walked the routes, rang the numbers, spoke the words.CHAMELEON (2002)
They all ate the lamb, even the servants in the dimly lit kitchen.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
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Word forms:ate, past tense eaten, past participle
transitive verb, intransitive verb
⇒ to eat one's breakfast
⇒ to eat one's lunch/dinner
zu Mittag/Abend essen
⇒ he was forced to eat his words
er musste alles zurücknehmen
⇒ he won't eat you(informal)
er wird dich schon nicht fressen (inf)
⇒ what's eating you?(informal)
was hast du denn?
⇒ I haven't eaten for ages
ich habe schon ewig nichts mehr gegessen
Example Sentences Including 'eat'
He was starting to eat the second fish, beginning with the tail.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
At lunchtime the streets began to fill with people looking for something to eat.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Coming to the hotel, taking me out to eat -- neither was necessary.CHAMELEON (2002)
Translation of ate from the Collins English to German Dictionary