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English translation of 'Bach'

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Bach

[bax ]
masculine nounWord forms: Bach(e)s genitive , Bäche [ˈbɛçə ] plural
stream (auch fig)brook
den Bach heruntergehen (informal)[Firma etc] to go down the tubes (inf)

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Example Sentences Including 'Bach'

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Als die Straße einen Bach überquerte, ordnete er eine Rast an.
David, Wolfgang Brennaburg
Bienzle kannte einen schmalen Fußweg, der dicht am Saum eines Tannenwaldes zu einem kleinen Bach hinabführte.
Huby, Felix Bienzle und der Biedermann
Der vom Regen giftig aufgeschwollene Bach kommt mir bereits entgegengerannt.
Jelinek, Elfriede O Wildnis, o Schutz vor ihr
Natürlich gibt es noch einen weiteren Grund, warum Rot-Grün in NRW nicht den Bach runtergehen darf:
Die Tageszeitung (2000)
Sie umgingen die Schonung und erreichten den Bach wieder an einer Stelle, wo er über massige, vermooste Steinbrocken in ein zwei Meter tiefer liegendes Bett hinabfiel.
Huby, Felix Bienzle und der Biedermann
Und man könnte nicht mal euren Bach neben der Straße überqueren.
Wohmann, Gabriele Bitte nicht sterben

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In Common Usage. Bach is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'Bach' in Other Languages

British English: stream /striːm/ NOUN
A stream is a small narrow river.
There was a small stream at the end of the garden.
  • American English: stream
  • Arabic: مَجْرىً
  • Brazilian Portuguese: riacho
  • Chinese: 水流
  • Croatian: rječica
  • Czech: říčka
  • Danish: vandløb
  • Dutch: stroom
  • European Spanish: corriente agua
  • Finnish: virta
  • French: rivière
  • German: Bach
  • Greek: ρεύμα νερό
  • Italian: ruscello
  • Japanese: 小川
  • Korean: 개울
  • Norwegian: bekk
  • Polish: strumień
  • European Portuguese: riacho
  • Romanian: râu
  • Russian: ручей
  • Latin American Spanish: corriente arroyo
  • Swedish: bäck
  • Thai: ลำธาร
  • Turkish: dere
  • Ukrainian: струмок
  • Vietnamese: dòng suối
British English: brook NOUN
A brook is a small stream.
  • American English: brook
  • Brazilian Portuguese: riacho
  • Chinese: 小溪
  • European Spanish: arroyo
  • French: ruisseau
  • German: Bach
  • Italian: ruscello
  • Japanese: 小川
  • Korean: 개울
  • European Portuguese: riacho
  • Latin American Spanish: arroyo

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