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German translation of 'bridge'

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bridge 1

[brɪdʒ ]
Brücke f
[of nose] Sattel m
[of spectacles, violin] Steg m
to build bridges (figurative) Brücken schlagen
transitive verb
(figurative) überbrücken
to bridge the gap (figurative) die Zeit überbrücken; (between people) die Kluft überbrücken
Word Frequency

bridge 2

(cards) Bridge nt

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Example Sentences Including 'bridge'

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The windows at the back of the bridge are charmingly stained.
The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
The group said that strong cash generation in the combined business would help to bridge the gap.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Maybe at one of our bridge dos.
Paige, Frances The Glasgow Girls (1994)
Going down one in a valiant effort to make such a game is good bridge.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He leans forward to show me the scar on the bridge of his nose.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Ireland was also once connected to the British mainland by a land bridge.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It requires two of you to use five blocks to build a bridge supported only at each end.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It set us thinking about how that distance could be bridged.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It was often used as a temporary bridge while permanent structures were built underneath or repaired.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Roads and bridges are connecting the two sides of the valley.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She also had a nasty looking cut above the bridge of her nose.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Was it easy to bridge the divide between the culture and education departments?
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
What business schools can do is to bridge the two.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Burn some bridges, build new bridges.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Because sport seeks to build bridges.
The Sun (2017)
He is the one who can bridge the gap.
The Sun (2016)
It has been used to build bridges and promote mutual dialogue.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
New walkways and air bridges will provide direct access to aircraft.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Next stop was a cobbled road under a railway bridge.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Other qualities are beginning to bridge the eras.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The 33-year-old was confronted by two youths while walking under a railway bridge.
The Sun (2016)
They secured a 1.2million bridging loan on the property, it was alleged.
The Sun (2017)
These would be much less prone to the unpredictable winds than conventional passenger jets and could provide an air bridge from Namibia.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Your life is a bridge over which people walk from death to life.
Christianity Today (2000)
The hope was that the new arrangement would bridge that divide.
Coyle, Andrew & Stern, Vivien The Prisons We Deserve (1994)
The skin on the nose and on the bridge of the nose will probably appear oily.
Brumberg, Elaine Take Care of Your Skin (1990)

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'bridge' in Other Languages

British English: bridge /brɪdʒ/ NOUN
A bridge is a structure built over a river, road, or railway so that people or vehicles can cross from one side to the other.
I walked across the bridge.
  • American English: bridge
  • Arabic: جِسْر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ponte
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: most
  • Czech: most
  • Danish: bro
  • Dutch: brug
  • European Spanish: puente
  • Finnish: silta
  • French: pont sur rivière
  • German: Brücke
  • Greek: γέφυρα
  • Italian: ponte
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 다리
  • Norwegian: bro
  • Polish: most
  • European Portuguese: ponte
  • Romanian: pod
  • Russian: мост a card game
  • Latin American Spanish: puente
  • Swedish: bro
  • Thai: สะพาน
  • Turkish: köprü
  • Ukrainian: міст
  • Vietnamese: cầu qua sông
British English: bridge VERB
To bridge the gap between two people or things means to reduce it or get rid of it.
It is unlikely that the two sides will be able to bridge their differences.


Translation of bridge from the Collins English to German
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