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höflich in English:

1. courteously courteously


He's always behaved courteously toward my family.

English word "höflich"(courteously) occurs in sets:

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2. courtly courtly


... when the tradition of courtly love flourished.”

English word "höflich"(courtly) occurs in sets:

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3. polite polite


Now I understand that my mother was only trying to be polite in public.
Tom speaks five languages, but doesn't know how to be polite in any of them.
Which city had the friendliest and most polite inhabitants?
I find just the memory of his overly polite patronizing manner really offensive.
OPP impolite
In the U.S. it is disrespectful to slurp while eating noodles, but in Japan it is considered polite and even flattering.
Working part-time, I found that some customers were polite, whereas others were not.
When you go abroad, it is useful to learn at least some polite phrases in the local language.
Parents also arrange marriages, which is a polite way of saying that they sell or trade their children.
Polite language, in a sense, spoils a casual atmosphere.
A polite way to reveal knowledge of a fact without telling the source of the information is to say, "a little bird told me".
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he becomes polite.
Many people like these shops because the atmosphere is friendly and the shop-assistants are polite and helpful.
When it comes to great customer service and keeping the store in tip-top shape, you`re a natural - happy, friendly, polite and nothing is ever too much trouble.
It's polite, in some countries to leave a bit of food,

English word "höflich"(polite) occurs in sets:

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4. politely politely


I bowed politely.
He declined the job-offer very politely.
Whenever she sees me, she greets me politely.
She always acts politely toward everybody.
Tom politely pretended not to notice that Mary had been crying.
I politely turned down his offer and hung up.
These bank employees seem so politely insolent lately. I wonder what's behind it.
Christopher Columbus once discovered an entire ship of deceased sailors... and politely ignored it.
When Chris suggested going out, she managed to politely say no.
You should have talked more politely.
The young man asked me politely to sit down and then he offered me some coffee.
"Excuse me," she said politely
If you ask Joe politely, he will lend you his bike.
You must speak politely when working with customers.
Of the three boys, Bill behaves most politely.

English word "höflich"(politely) occurs in sets:

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5. courteous


Although she often disagreed with me, she was always courteous.
The waitress was courteous, so we gave her a generous tip.
I like him not because he's courteous, but because he's honest.
learning to be courteous and tolerant even when you are upset
He was courteous and correct.
I was, however, courteous enough to hear you out
You must be courteous to any guest.
"Ms. Pryce," Yularen said with a courteous bow.
My teacher isn't too courteous, she doesn't show any respect to her students.
Be a courteous boy and get the fuck out of here!
He was courteous and friendly, but reserved and not someone who drew attention to himself.
The children were very courteous with their grandparents.
This job requires that you are courteous all the time, whatever the circumstance
Don’t step foot in my kitchen until you are ready to be courteous to me.
So characteristic of what a pious Christian would say, this courteous phrase.

English word "höflich"(courteous) occurs in sets:

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