German translation of 'swim'
that was a nice swim das (Schwimmen) hat Spaß gemacht!
I like or enjoy a swim ich schwimme gern (mal)
to have a swim schwimmen
[river, Channel] durchschwimmen
the room swam before my eyes das Zimmer verschwamm vor meinen Augen
my head is swimming mir dreht sich alles
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Example Sentences Including 'swim'
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As the weather grew warmer, the daily swim became a routine of exquisite pleasure.Seminary Boy (2006)
Beside the cafe was a disused swimming pool.Broken Lives (1993)
In the aquarium the fish swam over my head.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
She is on the road to recovery and has been told that swimming would be good for her.The Sun (2009)
Synchronised swimming; good for the lungs.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The rice should always be moist but not swimming in liquid.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There is also a steam bath and swimming pool to help ease any aches and strains from playing in the rough.The Sun (2012)
Walking and swimming are good choices.The Sun (2010)
We take our bikes and we go swimming.The Sun (2011)
You can walk or swim to the first two offshore islands.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The secret these days is he swims twice daily.The Sun (2009)
The mixture should be juicy but not swimming in liquid.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There were also swimming races.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Campaigners hope this will lead to a revival of river swimming clubs.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
His courtiers have been summoned but these first two hours are taken up with swimming.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Jump into our rivers and swim downstream?The Sun (2015)
Or standing on my head in a swimming pool.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
TWO men were yesterday found guilty of harassing a dolphin on a boozy early-morning swim.The Sun (2008)
Then it swam around before heading towards the main river.The Sun (2011)
There are not many cities where you can swim in azure seas just a short walk from the centre.The Sun (2013)
They have already taken a sunset swim and caught a fish at their first attempt at fishing.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Yet perhaps the plan should not be swimming with the fishes.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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'swim' in Other Languages
British English: swim /swɪm/ VERB
When you swim, you move through water by making movements with your arms and legs.
She learned to swim when she was really tiny.
- American English: swim
- Arabic: يَسْبَحُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: nadar
- Chinese: 游泳
- Croatian: plivati
- Czech: plavat
- Danish: svømme
- Dutch: zwemmen
- European Spanish: nadar
- Finnish: uida
- French: nager
- German: schwimmen
- Greek: κολυμπώ
- Italian: nuotare
- Japanese: 泳ぐ
- Korean: 수영하다
- Norwegian: svømme
- Polish: popłynąć
- European Portuguese: nadar
- Romanian: a înota
- Russian: плавать
- Spanish: nadar
- Swedish: simma
- Thai: ว่ายน้ำ
- Turkish: yüzmek
- Ukrainian: плавати
- Vietnamese: bơi
Translation of swim from the Collins English to German
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