German translation of becoming
- (= suitable, fitting)
⇒ it's not becoming (for a lady) to sit like that
es schickt sich (für eine Dame) nicht, so zu sitzen
- (= flattering)
⇒ that dress is very becoming
das Kleid steht ihr/dir etc sehr gut
Example Sentences Including 'becoming'
I will restore the balance and destroy the gods who have skewed things by becoming too strong.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Switzerland was the primary choice, attracting almost fifty per cent of the business, although Cyprus was becoming increasingly popular.CHAMELEON (2002)
I think I'm becoming the person Stephanie Patrick should have been.CHAMELEON (2002)
Trends of 'becoming'
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Word forms:became, past tense become, past participle
Be careful! to become is not translated by the German word bekommen.
⇒ it has become a rule
es ist jetzt Vorschrift
⇒ it has become a nuisance/habit
es ist lästig/zur Gewohnheit geworden
⇒ to become interested in sb/sth
anfangen, sich für jdn/etw zu interessieren
⇒ to become king/a doctor
⇒ what has become of him?
was ist aus ihm geworden?
⇒ what's to become of him?
was soll aus ihm werden?
- (= suit)
- (= befit)
sich schicken für
Example Sentences Including 'become'
Zero tolerance had become a mantra, even with voters who had never come within a hundred kilometres of a violent crime.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
The meaningless patterns on the ice ceiling above were starting to become clear.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Sam waited for the cat to say something more, then realized that the growl had become a snore.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Translation of becoming from the Collins English to German Dictionary