BEOLINGUS
Dictionary - TU Chemnitz

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schweigen {vi} [listen] to remain silent; to stay silent; to keep silent; to be silent

schweigend remaining silent; staying silent; keeping silent; being silent

geschwiegen remained silent; stayed silent; kept silent; been silent

er/sie schweigt he/she remains silent; he/she keeps silent

ich/er/sie schwieg I/he/she remained silent; I/he/she kept silent

wir/sie schwiegen we/they remained silent; we/they kept silent

er/sie hat/hatte geschwiegen he/she has/had remained silent; he/she has/had kept silent

etw. vertuschen; totschweigen {vt} to hush upsth.

vertuschend; totschweigend hushing up

vertuscht; totgeschwiegen hushed up

vertuscht; schweigt tot hushes up

vertuschte; schwieg tot hushed up

zugeknöpft; wenig auskunftsfreudig {adj} tight-lipped

Zeugen, die nicht reden wollen tight-lipped witnesses

Er schwieg sich über seine Pläne aus. He remained tight-lipped about his plans.