BEOLINGUS
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Ball {m}; Knäuel {m,n}; Kugel {f} [listen] [listen] [listen] ball [listen]

Bälle {pl}; Käuel {pl}; Kugeln {pl} balls [listen]

den Ball ins Tor donnern/schmettern/knallen to rifle the ball into the goal

Du bist jetzt am Ball. [übtr.] The ball is in your court. [fig.]

Ball {m} [sport] [listen] ball [listen]

Bälle {pl} balls [listen]

Basketball {m} basketball [listen]

Handball {m} handball

Golfball {m} golf ball

Tennisball {m} tennis ball

Völkerball {m} dodgeball

Volleyball {m} volleyball [listen]

flacher/hoher/kurzer/langer Ball [sport] [listen] low/high/short/long ball [listen]

am Ball bleiben to keep the ball

am Ball sein to have the ball

jdm. den Ball zuspielen; den Ball abgeben to pass the ball to sb.

den Ball laufen lassen to keep the ball moving

den Ball vertändeln to give the ball away

den Ball wegklatschen (Torhüter) to swat the ball away

den Ball im Tor versenken to finish the ball into the net

Spiel ohne Ball movement off-the-ball

Er gab/spielte den Ball an seinen Mitspieler weiter. He passed the ball on to his teammate.

Ball {m} [geh.] (kugelförmiges Objekt) [listen] orb (literary) [listen]

Bälle {pl} orbs

der glühende Ball der Sonne the flaming orb of the sun

Zwei Augenbälle überflogen den Raum. Two orbs flashed around the room.

Ballveranstaltung {f}; Ball {m}; Tanzball {m} [listen] ball; formal dance [listen]

Ballveranstaltungen {pl}; Bälle {pl}; Tanzbälle {pl} balls; formal dances [listen]

Polizeiball {m} policemen's ball

Presseball {m} press ball

Sommerball {m} summer ball

Basketballring {m} [sport] basketball hoop; hoop

Basketballringe {pl} basketball hoops; hoops

ein paar Körbe werfen; ein paar Bälle werfen (ein bisschen Basketball spielen) to shoot a few hoops; to shoot some hoops

Fußball {m} [sport] [listen] football; soccer; soccer ball [Am.] [listen] [listen]

Fußbälle {pl} footballs; soccer balls

etw. (an einen Ort) werfen; schleudern; schmeißen [ugs.] {vt} [listen] to throw {threw; thrown}; to toss; to cast {cast; cast}; to fling {flung; flung}; to pitch; to chuck [coll.]; to sling {slung; slung} [coll.]; to heave [coll.] (sth. heavy); to bung [coll.]; to peg [Am.] [coll.]; to hoy [Austr.] [coll.]; to bish [NZ] [coll.] sth. (in a place) [listen] [listen] [listen] [listen] [listen] [listen] [listen]

werfend; schleudernd; schmeißend throwing; tossing; casting; flinging; pitching; chucking; slinging; heaving; bunging; peging; hoying; bishing [listen] [listen]

geworfen; geschleudert; geschmissen thrown; tossed; cast; flung; pitched; chucked; slung; heaved; bunged; peged; hoyed; bished [listen] [listen] [listen]

du wirfst you throw

er/sie wirft he/she throws

ich/er/sie warf I/he/she threw [listen]

wir/sie warfen we/they threw [listen]

er/sie hat/hatte geworfen he/she has/had thrown

ich/er/sie würfe I/he/she would throw

wirf! throw!

einen Stein werfen to throw/toss/cast a stone

seine Tasche auf das Sofa werfen to toss your bag on to the sofa

einen Ziegel durch die Fensterscheibe werfen to hurl a brick through the window glass

seinen Hut in die Luft werfen to fling your hat into the air

seine Schuhe quer durchs Zimmer schleudern to fling your shoes across the room

etw. nach jdm. schmeißen to chuck sth. at sb. [coll.]

jdn. ins Gefängnis werfen to fling sb. into prison

ein paar Bälle werfen (Baseball) to pitch a few balls (baseball)

Sie stürzte sich begeistert in die Arbeit. She hurled herself into the job with enthusiasm.

Mike warf einen Stein in den Teich. Mike threw a stone into the pond.

Ken warf noch ein Scheit ins Feuer. Ken tossed another log on the fire.