Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: to ply

ausüben (Gewerbe)
hantieren (mit)


As soon as it was midnight, there came in two little naked dwarfs; and they sat themselves upon the shoemaker’s bench, took up all the work that was cut out, and began to ply with their little fingers, stitching and rapping and tapping away at such a rate, that the shoemaker was all wonder, and could not take his eyes off them.
The straight warp of necessity, not to be swerved from its ultimate course—its every alternating vibration, indeed, only tending to that; free will still free to ply her shuttle between given threads; and chance, though restrained in its play within the right lines of necessity, and sideways in its motions directed by free will, though thus prescribed to by both, chance by turns rules either, and has the last featuring blow at events.
With sharpened appetites, produced by our late warm exercise, we indulged in a plenteous meal, aunt taking care to ply me with Champagne, for which, as may well be imagined, she had her object.
The man had ceased to ply her with questions, and now preserved a gloomy silence.
And to ply them with that evil still, to keep up the work of demons, is what brings the others back.”
Nancy's appearance gave a new turn to the conversation; for the boys, receiving a sly wink from the wary old Jew, began to ply her with liquor: of which, however, she took very sparingly; while Fagin, assuming an unusual flow of spirits, gradually brought Mr. Sikes into a better temper, by affecting to regard his threats as a little pleasant banter; and, moreover, by laughing very heartily at one or two rough jokes, which, after repeated applications to the spirit-bottle, he condescended to make.

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Deutsch Englisch
Ply Rating (PR) ply rating (PR)
betreiben to ply
Gewebelage {f} fabric layer (ply)
Karkassenlage {f} body ply
Lagenlösung {f} ply separation
seinem Geschäft nachgehen to ply one's trade
Zenitlage {f} crown ply
Radialreifen {m} radial ply tire [Am.]
Mehrfachgarn {n} multi ply yarn
Karkasseneinlage {f} casing ply