BEOLINGUS
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die Polizei {f} the police; the Old Bill [Br.] [slang] (used with plural verb forms)

Flugpolizei {f} airborne police

Kantonspolizei {f} [Schw.] cantonal police

Wasserschutzpolizei {f} water police

berittene Polizei mounted police

städtische Polizei municipal police

Londoner Polizei Metropolitan Police (Service) /Met/

bei der Polizei with the police

die Polizei rufen (holen) to call the police

amtliche Bezeichnung der irischen Polizei the Garda Síochána, the Gardaí

für die Poizei arbeiten to work for the police

Er ist bei der Polizei. He is in the police service.

Die Polizei rät zur Vorsicht. Police are warning the public to be careful.

abraten {vi}; widerraten {vt} (von) to dissuade (from) [listen]

abratend; widerratend dissuading

abgeraten; widerraten dissuaded

er/sie rät ab he/she dissuades

ich/er/sie riet ab I/he/she dissuaded

er/sie hat/hatte abgeraten he/she has/had dissuaded

raten {vi} (die wahrscheinlichste Antwort wählen) [listen] to guess (chose the most likely answer) [listen]

ratend guessing

geraten [listen] guessed

er/sie rät he/she guesses

ich/er/sie riet I/he/she guessed

richtig/falsch raten [listen] to guess right/wrong [listen]

Rate mal! Have a guess!

Gut geraten! Well guessed!

Dreimal darfst du raten. [iron.] I'll give you three guesses.; You can have three guesses.

Wenn dir keine Antwort einfällt, rate. If you can't think of an answer, guess.

Ich kann nur raten, was sie dazu getrieben hat. I can only guess at what made her do this.

"Sie hat mir gestern gesagt, was sie bedrückt." "Lass mich raten - es geht um ihren Freund." 'Yesterday she told me what's bothering her.' 'Let me guess - it's about her boyfriend.'

Nein, sag's nicht. Lass mich raten. No, don't tell me, I'm keen to guess.

zu etw. raten {vt} to advise sth.; to counsel sth. [formal]

ratend advising; counselling; counseling [listen] [listen]

geraten [listen] advised; counselled; counseled [listen]

rät advises; counsels

riet advised; counselled; counseled [listen]

jdm. zur Vorsicht raten to advise sb. to be careful; to advise sb. to take caution

zur/zu Zurückhaltung im Wahlkampf raten to advise restraint in the campaign