German translation of 'inflict'
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Example Sentences Including 'inflict'
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That said, some people will complain about the pain inflicted on us all.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The brothers say the publicity about the raids had inflicted lasting damage on their reputations and business.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The pair had argued that the publicity around the arrests had inflicted lasting damage on their reputations.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The parties are no longer merely scrutinising bills; they are trying to kill them, inflicting maximum damage on the other side.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There are many anecdotes about migration effects from high taxes and the damage they inflict on the performance of European economies.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
You may inflict this harm because you bear a grudge or, more likely, to extort some money.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Although both sides showed some decent passing moves, neither appeared to inflict much damage on the other.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Gone is the instinctive forward who needed just half a yard to inflict total damage while at Liverpool.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This time Broad inflicted the damage.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Though not foolish enough to predict a victory, he gives himself a great chance of being the first to inflict defeat on masterful Mayweather.The Sun (2013)
But a lesser plea of inflicting grievous bodily harm was accepted by the CPS.The Sun (2017)
But the charge of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent was dropped.The Sun (2010)
But the odds of more returning reservists taking their own lives or inflicting serious harm on themselves or others are high.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He opts to work on the body as if he did not want to inflict any more pain on his rival.The Sun (2008)
He pleaded guilty to criminal damage and inflicting grievous bodily harm.The Sun (2014)
He shared with a growing number of his compatriots an anxiety about the insensitive damage being inflicted on large parts of France.The Government and Politics of France (1989)
He was jailed yesterday for three years after admitting inflicting grievous bodily harm, but will be out early because of time served on remand.The Sun (2011)
Hundreds of refugees have been denied medical attention for injuries inflicted by government soldiers and police.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
I wanted to inflict the maximum pain possible on him for heaping all this misery on my family.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Nature and animals eased the pain humans inflicted,' she says softly.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Rural location would inflict pain on fewer residents.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
They will inflict economic damage, both there and here, for political capital.The Sun (2016)
You didn't feel you'd accomplished anything unless you had inflicted mortal pain on your opponent.The Sun (2008)
Few of them have accepted or borne any responsibility for the damage they inflicted.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Our own democracy would be in danger today if we were being asked to take half the pain now being inflicted on Greece.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The damage inflicted at the Conservative conference has been done.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
My duty as shepherd is to point out the harm grumbling may inflict upon individuals and upon the church.Christianity Today (2000)
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In Common Usage. inflict is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: inflict VERB
To inflict harm or damage on someone or something means to make them suffer it.
Rebels say they have inflicted heavy casualties on government forces.
Translation of inflict from the Collins English to German Dictionary