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German translation of 'house'

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[haʊs ]
nounWord forms: houses [ˈhaʊzɪz]
1.  Haus nt (also Comm, Theat)
(family, line also) Geschlecht nt
(household) Haushalt m
at my house bei mir (zu Hause or zuhause (Aus, Sw))
to my house zu mir (nach Hause or nachhause (Aus, Sw))
to keep house (for sb) (jdm) den Haushalt führen
they set up house together sie gründeten einen gemeinsamen Hausstand
to put or set one’s house in order (figurative) seine Angelegenheiten in Ordnung bringen
they get on like a house on fire (informal) sie kommen ausgezeichnet miteinander aus
as safe as houses (British) bombensicher (inf)
the upper/lower house (politics) das Ober-/Unterhaus
House of Commons/Lords (British) (britisches) Unter-/Oberhaus
House of Representatives (US) Repräsentantenhaus nt
the Houses of Parliament das Parlament(sgebäude)
on the house auf Kosten des Hauses; (on the company) auf Kosten der Firma
we ordered a bottle of house red wir bestellten eine Flasche von dem roten Hauswein
to bring the house down (informal) ein Bombenerfolg (beim Publikum) sein (inf)
2.  (in boarding school) Gruppenhaus nt
full house (cards) Full House nt; (bingo) volle Karte
[hauz]transitive verb
this building houses three offices/ten families in diesem Gebäude sind drei Büros/zehn Familien untergebracht
Britisches und amerikanisches Englisch haben für Häuser und Wohnungen häufig verschiedene Ausdrücke. Mit flat (Brit) oder apartment (US) wird allgemein eine Wohnung innerhalb eines größeren Gebäudes bezeichnet. Bei einem condominium (US) handelt es sich um einen Wohnblock mit Eigentumswohnungen, dessen Gemeinschaftseinrichtungen allen Bewohnern gemeinsam gehören. Terraced (Brit) oder row (US) houses heißen die Reihenhäuser. Doppelhäuser heißen semi-detached (Brit) oder duplex (US) houses. Detached houses (Brit) sind frei stehende Eigenheime, die normalerweise von einem Garten umgeben sind. Für die USA typisch sind die ranch houses (US), lang gezogene, einstöckige Gebäude, und colonials (US), zweigeschossige Schindel- oder Backsteinhäuser im traditionellen Stil, denen eine überdachte Veranda vorgebaut ist.

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Example Sentences Including 'house'

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Just beyond a small wooden pole stretched across the road was a large house on the right of the road.
Stewart, Bob (Lt-Col) Broken Lives (1993)
Cotswold stone houses with flagstone floors, beams and inglenook fireplaces are also popular.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I got to my mum's house well after midnight.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
New love has a gift for turning houses into welcoming homes.
The Sun (2016)
She will find it hard to leave the house so may have few friends.
The Sun (2010)
The presence of cats and dogs in the house also tends to discourage them.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They line four rooms of his house from floor to ceiling.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Two further houses provide six more bedrooms.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
What can you do to make your house less of a target?
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Would they give one up to house a refugee family?
The Sun (2016)
You have a gift for turning a house into a home and can repair fractured family relationships.
The Sun (2012)
The tourist office is housed in one of the best palaces.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We get to his house and go up to his room.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We had to put the cars behind the house, keep the lights out and so on.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
You can also oer to go on house viewings with them.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Below we list average house prices around the country, along with the most costly and cheapest areas.
The Sun (2007)
Emergency crews discovered the body inside the house.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Focus on getting set of three houses quickly and watch your income grow.
The Sun (2016)
Four in ten admitted they simply did not want to leave the house.
The Sun (2016)
He had earlier spoken against the building of the new houses.
The Sun (2013)
He hopes an opera house will provide income.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If you are letting out a family house, be flexible.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Most people leave the house in substandard attire at some point or another.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
So how can you secure the house you want?
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
There will be some bumper tips in restaurants and house prices will be given a kick upwards.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We were playing together at her house.
The Sun (2015)
The measures needed are reforms of property taxation to encourage house building.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We cannot become wealthier by selling each other more and more expensive houses.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Young people go from house to house playing music and giving out eggs as good luck presents.
Crowley, Vivianne Phoenix From the Flame (1994)
She said he seems obsessed by the idea of being the oldest man in the house.
Nightingale, Carl Husemoller On the Edge: A History of Poor Black Children and Their American Dreams (1993)
We were moved to a council house and my name was also on the rent book.
Turner, Janine Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)

Trends of 'house'

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'house' in Other Languages

British English: house /haʊs/ NOUN
A house is a building in which people live.
She has moved to a smaller house.
  • American English: house
  • Arabic: بَيْتٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: casa
  • Chinese: 房屋
  • Croatian: kuća
  • Czech: dům obytný
  • Danish: hus
  • Dutch: huis
  • European Spanish: casa
  • Finnish: talo
  • French: maison
  • German: Haus
  • Greek: σπίτι
  • Italian: casa
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 주택
  • Norwegian: hus
  • Polish: dom
  • European Portuguese: casa
  • Romanian: casă
  • Russian: дом
  • Latin American Spanish: casa
  • Swedish: hus
  • Thai: บ้าน
  • Turkish: ev
  • Ukrainian: будинок
  • Vietnamese: ngôi nhà


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