German English Dictionary

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lustig in English:

1. jolly jolly


a jolly conversation
The weather's rather jolly today.
That is jolly kind of you!
After 3 glasses of wine he felt rather jolly and relaxed.
Sounds like a jolly good idea to me. It was all jolly good fun.
"I should think so," replied the jolly host.
jolly well, jolly good idea
The one in the yellow dress seems very jolly.
For he’s a jolly good fellow!

English word "lustig"(jolly) occurs in sets:

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2. funny funny


It's so funny!
John is funny. - Funny strange or funny ha-ha?
It’s funny how you remember the words of songs, even ones you don’t really like.
It's funny how German can take a verb, cut it in half, and spread it over a five-clause sentence.
Sentences bring context to the words. Sentences have personalities. They can be funny, smart, silly, insightful, touching, hurtful.
It was a pleasure to spend the evening with a smart, funny and beautiful girl like you.
Dying is nothing. So start with living, it's less funny and it lasts longer.
She said, "It's not funny! How would you like it if someone did that to you - what would you do?"
Whether we find a joke funny or not largely depends on where we have been brought up.
Funny, said the old woman as she granted his wish and disappeared forever. "That was your first wish."
Germans have no sense of humor? I don't find that funny.
The joke about the chicken crossing the road to get to the other side is an example of "anti-humor": meant to be funny because, on the surface, it is not.
People cling on to life more than anything - a funny idea, given all the beautiful things that exist in the world.
On the way out I said to my waitress, "Be careful, Sue. There's something funny about the glasses you gave me - they're filled in on the top, and there's a hole on the bottom!"
The brave sentry thinks it's funny that most Spanish 3rd-person-sentences have six possible ways of being translated to German.

English word "lustig"(funny) occurs in sets:

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3. amusing amusing


He is amusing himself by playing video games.
amusing situation
The play was very amusing; you ought to have gone there.
In the same way, a Russian might fail to see anything amusing in a joke which would make an Englishman laugh to tears.
Any book will do as long as it is amusing.
Just one look at the amusing dispenser, colorful animal tiles, two-sided bingo cards, and transparent monkey chips and you know you're in for some serious fun.
he seemed to find it amusing to beat her just to provoke his minders in Zalachenko group
Charlie is the most amusing guy I know. He can make anyone laugh
But their father had not seen anything amusing in it at all.
I enjoy spending time with Tom because he's a very amusing person
But it's different and rather amusing se we will use it on the front page.
It's a very amusing film. It makes me laugh.
He wanted a dignified but amusing symbol for the new book.
Yes, I work as an interpreter. What is so amusing about that?
Meticulous readers are often rewarded if they can spot the amusing details

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