German translation of 'detain'
in Haft nehmen
⇒ to be detained(= be arrested)
verhaftet werden(= be in detention),
sich in Haft befinden
⇒ to detain sb for questioning
jdn zur Vernehmung festhalten
Example Sentences Including 'detain'
You know we can detain you without charge for forty-eight hours or longer, in certain circumstances.Widow's End
Since you're with friends I shan't detain you, but I'll be in touch.Pretty Maids all in a Row
Martin's bedroom with its small collections of clothes, books and sketches didn't detain them for long.Forests of the Night
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Translation of detain from the Collins English to German Dictionary