German translation of 'restrain'
mit Gewalt festhalten
- animal, unruly children, madman
- emotions, laughter
⇒ to restrain inflation/prices
die Inflationsrate/Preisentwicklung aufhalten
⇒ to restrain sb from doing sth
jdn davon abhalten, etw zu tun
⇒ to restrain oneself
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Example Sentences Including 'restrain'
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Do not restrain legs and arms, or put anything in their mouth.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He tried to fight his way into the home but had to be restrained by police officers.The Sun (2012)
In general the police were restrained.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Inflation was restrained not because of structural changes in the economy but by the effect of inexpensive Chinese imports.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It took six police officers to restrain him.The Sun (2012)
One with blood dripping down his face was restrained by police.The Sun (2016)
Scores more protesters were restrained by police while waving trade union banners and shouting abuse.The Sun (2010)
One elderly man wearing a prayer cap wailed after he recognised one of the dead, and police restrained him from climbing into an ambulance with the body.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: restrain VERB
If you restrain someone, you stop them from doing what they intended or wanted to do, usually by using your physical strength.
He gripped my arm, partly to restrain me and partly to reassure me.
Translation of restrain from the Collins English to German Dictionary