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Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: Strait

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schmal strait
Straße {f}Femininum (die) [geogr.] (Meerenge) strait
Strasse {f}Femininum (die) [schweiz. Orthogr.] [geogr.] (Meerenge) strait
Sund {m}Maskulinum (der) [geogr.] strait
Zwangsjacke {f}Femininum (die) [auch fig.] strait jacket
Zwangsjacken {pl}Plural (die) strait jackets


Beispielsätze

The allusion served as a timely reminder to Darnay that this disagreeable companion had, of his own free will, assisted him in the strait of the day.
For though all Crimes doe equally deserve the name of Injustice, as all deviation from a strait line is equally crookednesse, which the Stoicks rightly observed; yet it does not follow that all Crimes are equally unjust, no more than that all crooked lines are equally crooked; which the Stoicks not observing, held it as great a Crime, to kill a Hen, against the Law, as to kill ones Father.
It is odd how easily Lizzie accommodated me in her delicious bottom-hole, while Mary, older and more womanly in form, was as yet unable to make room for me in that strait path of bliss.
Seeing him, I felt that I was in a dangerous strait indeed, and I kept my eyes upon him.
I thought of the life that lay before me—your life, sir—an existence more expansive and stirring than my own: as much more so as the depths of the sea to which the brook runs are than the shallows of its own strait channel.
Your mind is my treasure, and if it were broken, it would be my treasure still: if you raved, my arms should confine you, and not a strait waistcoat—your grasp, even in fury, would have a charm for me: if you flew at me as wildly as that woman did this morning, I should receive you in an embrace, at least as fond as it would be restrictive.
For I am in a strait between two; on the one hand I feel that I am unequal to the task; and my inability is brought home to me by the fact that you were not satisfied with the answer which I made to Thrasymachus, proving, as I thought, the superiority which justice has over injustice.
there he is, stifled,’ I should have gone raving mad, mad enough for a strait jacket.
If they are honest and do well, presently their neat new pinfold will be too strait and low, will crack, will lean, will rot and vanish, and the immortal light, all young and joyful, million-orbed, million-colored, will beam over the universe as on the first morning.
You vapors, I think I have risen with you, moved away to distant continents, and fallen down there, for reasons, I think I have blown with you you winds; You waters I have finger'd every shore with you, I have run through what any river or strait of the globe has run through, I have taken my stand on the bases of peninsulas and on the high embedded rocks, to cry thence: What cities the light or warmth penetrates I penetrate those cities myself, All islands to which birds wing their way I wing my way myself.


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