German translation of 'trawl'
- to trawl (for fish)
mit dem Schleppnetz fischen(US)
mit einer Grundleine fischen
- (especially British) to trawl for players
- they trawled the sea-bottom
sie fischten mit Schleppnetzen auf dem Meeresboden
- (especially British) streets, Internet etc
Example Sentences Including 'trawl'
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They no longer have to trawl streets at random with their equipment to find vulnerable homes; they can now purchase software that can identify such households remotely.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
And if he does the latter, give him a real reason to trawl the web - walk away.The Sun (2012)
Because so many dealers are on the one spot, it is worth trawling to compare quality and price.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I have trawled the web and not found anything sufficiently stylish.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Instead of trawling the web or visiting multiple galleries, head to art fairs where you can browse different galleries under one roof.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It will also trawl social networking sites for information on voters' habits and preferences.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
So, no need to trawl the high street!The Sun (2011)
Think of the hours that you'll save not trekking to the real high street and not trawling the internet for these sites individually.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Undeterred, I trawl the net for advice about what to do next.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We'll be trawling for fish and plankton.Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)
As soon as he learnt he had cancer, Stone began trawling the net to fi nd out about the disease and what treatments were available.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Some women love to trawl the high street on the off chance that something might catch their eye.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A source said last night: 'He said he was trawling the streets until he found one he fancied.The Sun (2011)
After trawling web car ads he found it on eBay.The Sun (2008)
America and Australia are also trawling for information about their tax exiles.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It trawled the web vetting influential bloggers who also liked McDonald's.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
More people are trawling the net this way.The Sun (2014)
Much of that is the result of overfishing but the destruction of seabed habitats by trawl nets is also to blame.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The website is well worth a trawl for all sorts of classic motoring memorabilia.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. trawl is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'trawl' in Other Languages
British English: trawl VERB
If you trawl through a large number of similar things, you search through them looking for something that you want or something that is suitable for a particular purpose.
A team of officers is trawling through the records of thousands of petty thieves.
Translation of trawl from the Collins English to German Dictionary