German English Dictionary

Deutsch - English

halten in English:

1. keep keep


Keep out!
How long are you going to keep whimpering about that? You can't change the past.
I keep saying that I'm innocent, but no one will listen.
If Spenser doesn't keep adding and translating sentences, the other contributors will surely surpass him.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
Doctors should keep abreast with all the latest developments in medicine.
If you keep at it you will eventually succeed.
My parents keep arguing about stupid things. It's so annoying!
A family should not spend all of its money to keep someone alive on a machine.
I'm going to keep track of all the expenses on this trip.
Throughout the five years of painful cancer treatments, he managed to keep a stiff upper lip.
Call me every few days, and in that way we can keep in touch if something happens.
Keep a close eye on Tom and make sure he doesn't get into any trouble.
The notice in the park said "Keep off the grass".
Keep a box of baking soda in the fridge to keep it smelling clean.

English word "halten"(keep) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Barnaby A Novel" (R. Ra...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Th' Barrel Organ" (Edwi...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Willow Pollen" (Jeannet...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Honourable Mr. Tawn...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Lady Daisy and Other St...

2. hold hold


Hold it!
When my father went into the hospital, I had to put everything on hold.
Furthermore, even after the company information session, we sometimes hold company tours.
Businesses often have a list of 5-10 'mission statements' featured in their brochures, on their websites or hanging in their office detailing the values they hold as a form of communication to their employees, their clients and the public.
When suddenly faced with a dangerous situation, hold your horses - make sure of the proper action, then act.
Hold it, are you kidding me? Why'd we wanna go to such a remote location?
I will listen to your chest. Breathe deeply, please. Now hold your breath.
Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.
The success of newly-developed applications and government-forced deregulation may hold the key to achieving this economic implementation.
The working group on data transfer, led by Ben Manny, will hold a meeting on Jan 14, 1999.
I always use the steps, but...it's scary how they wobble...so I'd like you to hold them steady.
Mmmmn ... maybe I'll have a hair of the dog. "Whoa, hold up a mo! Here, I cooked roast fish for this morning. You ought to be able to eat this OK."
First hold crime-prevention firmly in mind! Before going out, lock the doors!
She tried to stifle a sneeze during the concert but she couldn't hold it back.
Some Shanghainese hold large banquets when they get married.

English word "halten"(hold) occurs in sets:

31.03.2016 – Langsam-Hinter dem Mond leben
500 most important German verbs 26 - 50
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Games for Everybody" (M...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Happy Warrior" (A. ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "A Day with Browning" (A...

3. keeping keeping


When my husband died, I had a lot of difficulties keeping my chin up.
I wonder if keeping your head down and living safely is a survival instinct.
Keeping up with Joneses.
Keeping your heart fit and strong can slow down the ageing of your brain, say researchers.
Hi Mr Ant, keeping up the good work today as well. Here's a sugar cube.
Keeping Mario in a state in which he can throw fireballs is a delicate process; that newfound power sometimes makes one cocky and careless.
Keeping the suit on, Dima walked out of the changing room and stated that he wanted to make the purchase.
Mariela had a terrible time with her college advisors, who were worse at keeping her schedule together than she herself was.
One can no more write good English than one can compose good music, merely by keeping the rules.
Before we try to move up to the next level, I think we need to focus on keeping what we have.
In the OECD survey, northern European countries are keeping their high ranking in tax-rates.
Our teacher always tells us that keeping up with world events by reading the newspaper is very important.
The soul that desires God to surrender himself to it entirely must surrender itself entirely to him without keeping anything for itself.
The businessman is trying to keep his people on the go by keeping a stiff upper lip, but they are just acting like a dying duck in a thunderstorm.

English word "halten"(keeping) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Poems" (William Anderson)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Partners A Novel." (E. ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Lausanne" (Francis Henr...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Mary Broome A Comedy, i...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "History of the Prophet ...

4. holding holding


I'm holding a book.
The prisoner broke away from the guards who were holding him.
Holding hands can express love between two people.
To put it bluntly, the reason this team won't win is because you're holding them back.
Holding on to the rope firmly, I came safely to land.
What has many holes but is good for holding liquid?
Mama! That lady and man are holding hands, they're great friends aren't they!
Indicate by holding up the appropriate number of fingers!
Holding the Olympics where there's severe atmospheric pollution gives rise to a great risk for athletes.
To keep holding the barrier up is just to wait for death! So we're going to go out past the wall and counter attack the enemy, you ready!?
Situation report. "At present 4 in sight. At most probably 7. Holding small calibre arms."
He's already been offered a couple of positions but he tells me he's holding out for a better salary.
The Department of Homeland Security's primary function is the prevention of terrorist attacks occurring within America and, in the extreme case of an attack happening, holding losses to the smallest possible level and swiftly carrying out restoration.
The hand of the magician was quicker than our eyes. Before we could say Jack Robinson, the cards he was holding between his fingers disappeared.
Nothing seems so tender to me as an old couple walking down the street holding hands.

English word "halten"(holding) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Vistas of New York" (Br...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Jane Journeys On" (Ruth...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Bert Wilson on the Grid...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Camp Fire Girls in War ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "A Little Queen of Heart...