Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: paces



The injuries were such as might very well have been inflicted by the butt-end of his son’s gun, which was found lying on the grass within a few paces of the body.
If that were true the murderer must have dropped some part of his dress, presumably his overcoat, in his flight, and must have had the hardihood to return and to carry it away at the instant when the son was kneeling with his back turned not a dozen paces off.
On the Hatherley side of the pool the woods grew very thick, and there was a narrow belt of sodden grass twenty paces across between the edge of the trees and the reeds which lined the lake.
“Five paces by four and a half, five paces by four and a half, five paces by four and a half.”
* * * * Five paces by four and a half.”
When any young man came within a hundred paces of her castle, he became quite fixed, and could not move a step till she came and set him free; which she would not do till he had given her his word never to come there again: but when any pretty maiden came within that space she was changed into a bird, and the fairy put her into a cage, and hung her up in a chamber in the castle.
He walked nearer than a hundred paces to it, and yet he did not become fixed as before, but found that he could go quite close up to the door.
And when they looked round they found that they had been sleeping quite close to a precipice, and would certainly have fallen into it in the darkness if they had gone only a few paces further.
But Fleece had hardly got three paces off, when he was recalled.
The caretaker moved away a few paces and put on his hat.

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durchschreitet paces
etw. auf Herz und Nieren prüfen [ugs., fig.] to put sth. through its paces
23 Schritte zum Abgrund (ein US-amerikanischer Spielfilm aus dem Jahr 1956) 23 Paces to Baker Street