Translation of "ergreifen" into English

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ergreifen verb Conjugation
ergriff / ergreift / ergriffen
seize [si:z] (Gelegenheit)
Er wurde von Furcht ergriffen.
He was seized with fear.
move [mu:v] (Emot.)
strike down (Erkrankung)
affect ['æfekt] (Gefühl)
obsess [əbˈses] (Sinn)
stir [stə:] (Emot.)
touch [tʌtʃ] (Emot.)
other translations 4

Phrases (9)

  1. Beruf ergreifen - take up profession
  2. Besitz ergreifen - take possession
  3. Flucht ergreifen - take flight
  4. Gelegenheit ergreifen - take opportunity
  5. Initiative ergreifen - take initiative
  6. Maßnahme ergreifen - take measure
  7. Partei ergreifen - side
  8. Vorsichtsmaßnahme ergreifen - take precaution
  9. Wort ergreifen - take floor


Er wurde von Furcht ergriffen. He was seized with fear.
Er ergriff das Seil und rettete sich. He caught hold of a rope and saved himself.
Trickreicher Jäger, der er war, setzte Christoph Columbus einmal ein rotes Käppchen auf und ging in den Wald. Und wirklich lockte er so den großen bösen Wolf an, ergriff ihn und schleifte das kreischende Tier mit sich zu seinem Schiff. A wily hunter, Christopher Columbus once donned a red riding hood and went into the forest. Without a doubt, he attracted the Big Bad Wolf, grabbed him, and dragged the screaming wolf back to his ship.
Er ergriff eine Gelegenheit zum Sprechen. He seized an opportunity to speak.

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