German translation of gist
Wesentliche nt(Wesentliches) (nt adj)
⇒ that was the gist of what he said
das war im Wesentlichen, was er gesagt hat
⇒ to give sb the gist of sth
jdm sagen, worum es bei etw geht
⇒ I got the gist of it
das Wesentliche habe ich verstanden
Example Sentences Including 'gist'
The gist of what is said; the grist of contention; the kernel of the hard nut of change.THE PRESIDENT'S CHILD (2003)
The gist of the message was that Devlin was proceeding to Paris with the intention of meeting with Tanya Voroninova.Confessional
I was put on to Mr Perigord, and I gave him the gist of the story.In Remembrance of Rose
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Translation of gist from the Collins English to German Dictionary
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