German translation of 'overcame'
- of overcome
Example Sentences Including 'overcame'
Lack of sleep as much as anything overcame me with numbing fatigue.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
He overcame the delicate problem by discussing it purely in terms of personalities.Left, Right and Centre
In the early hours of the morning, exhaustion and the drink overcame her.The Ambassador's Women
Trends of 'overcame'
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- shyness, nerves, difficulty, anger, obstacle etc
hinwegkommen über +acc
⇒ he was overcome by the fumes
die giftigen Gase machten ihn bewusstlos
⇒ he was overcome by by emotion
Rührung übermannte ihn
⇒ he was overcome by remorse/(a feeling of) despair
Reue f/(ein Gefühl nt der) Verzweiflung f überkam ihn
⇒ overcome (with emotion)
Example Sentences Including 'overcome'
You shoot me, he's overcome with grief, you step in to console him.CHAMELEON (2002)
He looked at her, then kissed her, overcome with tenderness.AMAGANSETT (2004)
It took Man a long time, over an hour, to overcome the thief-catcher's objections.Man's Loving Family
Translation of overcame from the Collins English to German Dictionary