BEOLINGUS
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to fiddle [listen] fiedeln; geigen {vi} [mus.]

fiddling fiedelnd; geigend

fiddled gefiedelt; gegeigt

he/she fiddles er/sie fiedelt

I/he/she fiddled ich/er/sie fiedelte

fiddle [listen] Fiedel {f}; Fidel {f}; Geige {f} [mus.] [listen]

fiddles Fiedeln {pl}; Fideln {pl}; Geigen {pl}

Harding fiddle; Hardanger fiddle Hardanger Fiedel {f}

to fiddle sth. [coll.] etw. frisieren [übtr.]; fälschen; verfälschen (Zahlen) {vt} [listen]

fiddling frisierend; fälschend; verfälschend

fiddled frisiert; gefälscht; verfälscht

to fiddle the income tax return die Einkommensteuererklärung frisieren

to fiddle with; to fiddle around; to fumble (around); to tinker (with); quickly put together an improvised solution [listen] frickeln {vi} [ugs.]

fiddling with; fiddling around; fumbling; tinkering; quickly put together an improvised solution frickelnd

fiddled with; fiddled around; fumbled; tinkered gefrickelt

to fiddle around (with) herumhantieren (mit); herumfummeln (mit); herumpfuschen (an) {vi}

fiddling around herumhantierend; herumfummelnd; herumpfuschend

fiddled around herumhantiert; herumgefummelt; herumgepfuscht

to fiddle around; to fiddle about herumtrödeln; kleckern {vi} [ugs.]

fiddling around; fiddling about herumtrödelnd; kleckernd

fiddled around; fiddled about herumgetrödelt; gekleckert

to fiddle (with) [listen] kungeln {vi} (mit)

fiddling kungelnd

fiddled gekungelt

to fiddle (around) with sth.; to fumble (around) with sth. an etw. nesteln; an etw. pfriemeln [ugs.] {vi}

fiddling; fumbling nestelnd; pfriemelnd

fiddled; fumbled genestelt; gepfriemelt

to fiddle about with sth.; to tinker with sth. an etw. tüfteln {vi}

fiddling about; tinkering tüftelnd

fiddled about; tinkered getüftelt

to manipulate sth.; to tamper with sth.; to doctor sth.; to massage sth.; to rig; to cook sth. [coll.]; to fudge sth. [coll.]; to fiddle [Br.] [coll.]; to rort sth. [Austr.] [NZ] (alter) [listen] [listen] etw. manipulieren; frisieren [ugs.]; fälschen [ugs.] {vt} (verfälschen)

manipulating; tampering with; doctoring; massaging; rigging; cooking; fudging; fiddling; rorting [listen] manipulierend; frisierend; fälschend

manipulated; tampered with; doctored; massaged; rigged; cooked; fudged; fiddled; rorted [listen] manipuliert; frisiert; gefälscht

to doctor documents Unterlagen frisieren

to doctor photographs Fotos retouchieren/manipulieren

to cook the evidence die Beweise fälschen

to falsify the records die Akten manipulieren

to cook/fudge the books die Bücher fälschen [econ.]

It was later discovered that the treasurer had fudged the figures. Später stellte sich heraus, dass der Kassenwart die Zahlen frisiert hatte.

to idle away; to fiddle away; to loiter away [rare]; to dawdle away [rare] your time/the day etc. die Zeit/den Tag usw. vertrödeln; verplempern [ugs.]; verbummeln [Mitteldt.] [Süddt.] [ugs.]; verbrodeln [Ös.] [ugs.]; vertrölen [Schw.] {vt}

idling away; fiddling away; loitering away; dawdling away vertrödelnd; verplempernd; verbummelnd; verbrodelnd; vertrölend

idled away; fiddled away; loitered away; dawdled away vertrödelt; verplempert; verbummelt; verbrodelt; vertrölt

fiddle-faddle Firlefanz {m}; Larifari {m}

(as) fit as a fiddle bei bester Gesundheit; in bester Verfassung; kerngesund; fit wie ein Turnschuh [ugs.]; pumperlg'sund [Bayr.] [Ös.] [ugs.] [med.]

fiddle [listen] Schlingerleiste {f} [naut.]

bladder fiddle; bumbass Teufelsgeige {f} [mus.]

to be on the fiddle [fig.] [coll.] krumme Dinger drehen; faule Geschäfte machen {v} [ugs.] (in Betrügereien verwickelt sein)

fig trees; figs (botanical genus) Feigenbäume {f}; Feigen {pl} (Ficus) (botanische Gattung) [bot.]

rubber tree; rubber plant; rubber fig; (Indian) rubber bush Gummibaum {m} (Ficus elastica)

weeping fig; Benjamin's fig; ficus tree Birkenfeige {f} (Ficus benjamina)

fiddle-leaf [fig.] Geigenfeige {f} (Ficus lyrata)

Indian laurel; curtain fig; Chinese banyan, Malayan banyan, Taiwan banyan Lorbeerfeige {f}; Chinesische Feige {f}; Indischer Lorbeer {m} (Ficus microcarpa)

Indian banyan Bengalische Feige {f}; Banyanfeige {f}; Banyanbaum {m} (Ficus benghalensis)

violin [listen] Geige {f}; Violine {f} [mus.] [listen] [listen]

violins Geigen {pl}; Violinen {pl}

dancing master's kit; kit violin; pochette Tanzmeistergeige {f}; Pochette {f} [hist.]

to play the second fiddle [fig.] die zweite Geige spielen [übtr.]

tulip trees (botanical genus) Tulpenbäume {pl} (Liriodendron) (botanische Gattung) [bot.]

American tuliptree; fiddle-tree Amerikanischer Tulpenbaum (Liriodendron tulipifera)