BEOLINGUS
Dictionary - TU Chemnitz

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Gärtner {m}; Gärtnerin {f} gardener; gardner [listen] [listen]

Gärtner {pl}; Gärtnerinnen {pl} gardeners; gardners

den Bock zum Gärtner machen {v} [übtr.] to set a fox to keep the geese; to let the fox guard the hen house; to set a thief to catch a thief; to set the cat among the pigeons [fig.]

Mann {m} für die Gartengestaltung; Gärtner {m}; Gartengestaltung {f} (beim Film) [art] greensman; greenskeeper; greensperson (used to remain noncommittal on gender) (on a film set)

Das macht den Bock zum Gärtner. That's asking for trouble.