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Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: handful

Deutsch Englisch
handvoll handful
Säge {f}Femininum (die) [ugs., fig.] (Nervensäge) handful [coll.]
Nervensäge {f}Femininum (die) [ugs.] handful [coll.]


Beispielsätze

First he fastened up the windows and latched them securely; next, taking a handful of the flowers, he rubbed them all over the sashes, as though to ensure that every whiff of air that might get in would be laden with the garlic smell.
He came back with a handful of wild garlic from the box waiting in the hall, but which had not been opened, and placed the flowers amongst the others on and around the bed.
The next instant, with a sinuous dive he swept under Harker’s arm, ere his blow could fall, and, grasping a handful of the money from the floor, dashed across the room, threw himself at the window.
said the wine-shop keeper, crossing the road, and obliterating the jest with a handful of mud, picked up for the purpose, and smeared over it.
His stock consisted of a wooden stool, made out of a broken-backed chair cut down, which stool, young Jerry, walking at his father’s side, carried every morning to beneath the banking-house window that was nearest Temple Bar: where, with the addition of the first handful of straw that could be gleaned from any passing vehicle to keep the cold and wet from the odd-job-man’s feet, it formed the encampment for the day.
I’ll not leave a handful of that dark hair upon your head, if you lay a finger on me!”
So she made a fire on her hearth, and that it might burn the quicker, she lighted it with a handful of straw.
At twilight, he clambered down over the wall into the garden of the enchantress, hastily clutched a handful of rampion, and took it to his wife.
Gretel emptied her pinafore until pearls and precious stones ran about the room, and Hansel threw one handful after another out of his pocket to add to them.
He wanted to run out, but she held him by the arm, and gave him a handful of ducats.


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