German translation of trickle
⇒ tears trickled down her cheeks
Tränen kullerten ihr über die Wangen
⇒ the sand trickled through his fingers
der Sand rieselte ihm durch die Finger
- (figurative) people began to trickle in/out
die Leute begannen, vereinzelt herein-/hinauszukommen
⇒ donations are beginning to trickle in
so langsam trudeln die Spenden ein (inf)
- [of liquid]
- (= stream)
- (= stream)
- (figurative) a steady trickle of people gradually filled the lecture hall
der Hörsaal füllte sich langsam aber stetig mit Leuten
⇒ news reports have dwindled to a mere trickle
Berichte npl kommen nur noch ganz selten durch
Example Sentences Including 'trickle'
Adam's legs wobbled, terror released the contents of his bladder, the warm trickle ran down his legs to the floor.Noble Beginnnings
She was lying propped up on one elbow, watching the slow trickle of sand grains past her arm.The White Dove
A thin trickle of blood had started from the corner of his mouth.Night Sisters
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Translation of trickle from the Collins English to German Dictionary
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