German English Dictionary

Deutsch - English

gegenüber in English:

1. towards towards

towards him
Waiting for too long for a late guest is a lack of consideration towards those guests who are present.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
If you need to use the services of a company, you may be interested to know what standards they work towards before choosing to work with them.
It's geared pretty much towards real fighting isn't it? Apart from the eyes, crotch, and attacks against fallen opponents just about anything goes ...
Learning lessons from Europe, Japan has to switch its economic-oriented policy to a consumer-conscious one, in order to cope with the coming unprecedented aging society towards the 21st century.
German punctuation is pedantic, English punctuation is chaotic, and for Esperanto Dr. Zamenhof suggested we look towards our mother tongue as a guideline. Go figure!
If you sleep on your back it's easier for your upper airway to be obstructed because your tongue, uvula, etc. slip towards the back of your throat.
If one were to use the pronoun "one" it would go a long way towards relieving the inconvenience of not having a gender-neutral pronoun in English.
The guard's truncheon hit air. Off balance, he regained his posture to see a metal-mesh rubbish bin flying towards him.
The superior man is affected towards animals: having seen them alive, he cannot bear to see them die; having heard their cries, he cannot bear to eat their flesh.
If you see a group of children coming towards you, ignore them completely and walk quickly to an area where there are plenty of other people.
For more experienced readers, we've included how to research and apply web UI patterns, how to create and test visual hierarchies, and how to apply best practices towards individual elements of our interfaces.

English word "gegenüber"(towards) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Honoring Parents" (Anon...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "A Child's Dream of a St...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The King's Cup-Bearer" ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Stepmother, A Drama...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Highland Fling and ...

2. opposite

Such a person will often go a block out of his way to avoid meeting a person of the opposite sex.
opposite the bank
The way some people see it, associating with the opposite sex is just like going to the seaside and gathering stones; everyone can pick up the ones they like.
We all have a tendency to think that the world must conform to our prejudices. The opposite view involves some effort of thought, and most people would die sooner than think — in fact they do so.
Capitalism is the exploitation of man by man. Communism is the exact opposite.
A gaggle of intoxicated youths stopped to ponder whether there is an Opposite Day in Bizarro World.
Of course "Hayabusa" is not actually closing in on the Sun, it is just positioned as in the figure so that, seen from the Earth, it is on the opposite side of the Sun; this is called 'conjunction'.
That does not mean we should ignore sources of tension. Indeed, it suggests the opposite: we must face these tensions squarely.
You'll see two buildings right opposite the museum, and the restaurant is in the taller of the two.
The most important thing about relations with the opposite sex is not how good the other person is, but that they treat you well.
Imogen of the Internet can type over 110 words per minute, but runs a 20-minute mile. The rest of her family has the opposite problem.
It's exactly the opposite which is true: there is nothing after death, except eternity on earth.
The second school of thought argues almost the opposite: it says that big companies are a thing of the past.
I heard that Isezaki city decided to ban beards for male city employees starting June 19. It's the complete opposite of the Taliban laws imposing the wearing of beards.

English word "gegenüber"(opposite) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "City Ballads" (Will Car...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Rachel Ray" (Anthony Tr...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Pirate Gold" (Frederic ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "In the Name of Liberty ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Great Western Railway I...