German translation of 'vacation'
1. (university) Semesterferien npl
2. (US) Ferien npl ⧫ Urlaub m
on vacation im or auf Urlaub
to take a vacation Urlaub machen
where are you going for your vacation? wohin fahren Sie in Urlaub?
to go on vacation auf Urlaub or in die Ferien gehen
intransitive verb (US)
Urlaub or Ferien machen
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Example Sentences Including 'vacation'
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For four years, we spent our holidays and vacations in the historic house.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Winter vacation schemes, for example, provide amazing insights.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
My last two vacations have been holidays of a lifetime.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We took it as proof that the rest of the vacation had been an absolute triumph.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
So did you enjoy your vacation?The Sun (2007)
This includes offering positions to students who undertake internships in the summer vacation of their second year at university.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
So why suggest reducing the long summer vacation?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Some people were on vacation and enjoying fireworks when that went down.Christianity Today (2000)
He came for three hours a week during his summer vacation from school and returned for three consecutive years.A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)
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