German translation of 'achieve'
erreichen ⧫ schaffen
she achieved a great deal (= did a lot of work) sie hat eine Menge geleistet; (= was quite successful) sie hat viel erreicht
he will never achieve anything er wird es nie zu etwas bringen
(psychology and psychiatry, sociology) leisten
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With Brak watching over her and with the power she commanded, she could achieve anything.TREASON KEEP (2001)
`Oh for heaven's sake, what did you hope to achieve by saying nothing?A DEATH IN THE FAMILY (2001)
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'achieve' in Other Languages
British English: achieve /əˈtʃiːv/ VERB
If you achieve a particular aim or effect, you succeed in doing it or causing it to happen, usually after a lot of effort.
Achieving our goals makes us feel good.
- American English: achieve
- Arabic: يُحَقِّقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: alcançar
- Chinese: 实现
- Croatian: postići
- Czech: dosáhnout
- Danish: opnå
- Dutch: bereiken presteren
- European Spanish: lograr
- Finnish: saavuttaa
- French: accomplir
- German: erreichen
- Greek: επιτυγχάνω
- Italian: raggiungere
- Japanese: 達成する
- Korean: 달성하다
- Norwegian: oppnå
- Polish: osiągnąć
- European Portuguese: alcançar
- Romanian: a realiza
- Russian: достигать
- Spanish: lograr
- Swedish: uppnå
- Thai: ประสบผลสำเร็จ
- Turkish: başarmak
- Ukrainian: досягати
- Vietnamese: đạt được
Translation of achieve from the Collins English to German Dictionary
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