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German translation of 'cage'

Word Frequency


[keɪdʒ ]
1.  Käfig m
(small birdcage) Bauer nt or m
cage bird Käfigvogel m
2.  [of lift] Aufzug m
(mining) Förderkorb m
transitive verb
(also: cage up) in einen Käfig sperreneinsperren

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Example Sentences Including 'cage'

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It felt like a gilded cage.
Amanda Mackenzie Stuart Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)
One possibility is inflammation of the muscles attached to your rib cage.
The Sun (2016)
Some gardeners put all their pots in a wire cage (a rabbit run would do) until the plants have emerged.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The lift cage descended from an upper floor.
Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life (1994)
It feels like a gorilla is playing the drums in my rib cage.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Poor me, in my gilded cage.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
When you press the buzzer and enter the courtyard, the wonderful gothic double staircase that leads up to the ancient cage lift sets the scene.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
At one small store dozens upon dozens of song thrushes dart back and forth in a mountain of individual cages.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Before it could be raised it had to be dug out and protected with a steel cage.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Don't let strangers rattle your cage today.
The Sun (2015)
He was caged for 38 years.
The Sun (2014)
He was caged for life in 1985 after admitting murder and arson with intent to endanger life.
The Sun (2016)
If you were to buy one in the real world you might be disappointed to find no roll cage.
The Sun (2015)
She rightly caged for life the monster who wielded the knife.
The Sun (2006)
Sounds like it'll rattle some cages.
The Sun (2011)
The animals were crowded into large wire cages.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The rib cage of the other had been blown away so that his heart and lung were hanging out.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Two forces allowed officers to work as media consultants and one allowed them to work as cage fighters.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
West of Eden is an unusual take on life in the gilded cage.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You might be wondering what the wire cages are.
The Sun (2011)
They head for a line of metal cages piled up with white candles.
Claudia Hammond EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)

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'cage' in Other Languages

British English: cage /keɪdʒ/ NOUN
A cage is a structure of wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept.
I hate to see birds in cages.
  • American English: cage
  • Arabic: قَفَص
  • Brazilian Portuguese: jaula
  • Chinese: 笼子
  • Croatian: kavez
  • Czech: klec
  • Danish: bur
  • Dutch: kooi hok
  • European Spanish: jaula
  • Finnish: häkki
  • French: cage
  • German: Käfig
  • Greek: κλουβί
  • Italian: gabbia
  • Japanese: かご
  • Korean: 새장
  • Norwegian: bur
  • Polish: klatka
  • European Portuguese: jaula
  • Romanian: cușcă
  • Russian: клетка
  • Latin American Spanish: jaula
  • Swedish: bur
  • Thai: กรง
  • Turkish: kafes
  • Ukrainian: клітка
  • Vietnamese: lồng nhốt

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