BEOLINGUS
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Schilf {n}; Schilfrohr {n}; Ried {n}; Riet {n}; Reet {n} [Norddt.] [bot.] reed [listen]

Er riet davon ab. He advised against it.

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