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streng in English:

1. sternly sternly

This is no time for levity. Tepper said sternly
Jesus warned them sternly, "See that no one knows about this."
We don't give discounts, the woman said sternly. "Regardless how small. Now, please take off the suit if you can't afford it."
Dima, Al-Sayib said sternly. "You know you're like a brother from another mother to me, but... cheating an Arab is unforgivable. Goodbye!"

English word "streng"(sternly) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Exiles" (James Joyce)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Felony" (James Causey)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Do Unto Others" (Mark C...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Pagan's Cup" (Fergu...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Bluebeard" (Clifton Joh...

2. austerely

English word "streng"(austerely) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "A Man's Man" (Ian Hay)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - ""E R B"" (W. Pett Ridge)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "A Duel" (Richard Marsh)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Marriage" (H. G. Wells)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Voltaire" (John Morley)

3. austere

Ms. Eichler had a notorious reputation for being austere to her students.
The nuns lead simple and austere lives.
The definition of austere is someone or something that is minimalistic, something that is very somber
Within the style itself there are two distinct looks: curvy lines and the more austere, linear look of artists such as Charles Rennie Mackintosh

English word "streng"(austere) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Later Poems" (Alice Mey...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Soul of a Nation" (...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Cakewalk to Gloryanna" ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Ascent of the Soul"...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Heathen Master Filcsik"...

4. stringent

stringent guidelines
The law concerning drug trafficking is very stringent.
Confidence intervals with stringent significance levels
The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting fire in a theatre and causing a panic.

English word "streng"(stringent) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Kate's Ordeal" (Emma Le...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "License to Steal" (Loui...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Coming Attraction" (Fri...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Rocky Mountain Goat...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "A Defence of the Hessia...

5. strict

I got it through my head that my parent's strict rules were for my own benefit.
stricter control
Produced to strict organic standards.
Strict security measures were in force.
Along with the plants, animal life, too, was developing in harmony with the strict requirements of the land.
Belinda tried strict diets, grueling exercise routines, and some sort of esoteric New Age detox, all amounting to nothing--she had curves, and that was that.
A strict father makes his children toe the line by thorough training.
Early American colonists often had extremely strict work ethics inspired by their unique take on Christianity.
I have amongst my relatives, a single one who sincerely lives righteously, has strict principles and pursues an ideal, but all my other relatives speak ill and make fun of him.
The wealthy, self-indulgent young man felt oddly drawn to the strict, ascetic life led by members of some monastic orders.
My ​parents were very strict with me when I was ​young. The ​school is an ​old-fashioned ​institution with strict ​discipline.
I think many pupils prefer teachers to be strict because there are fewer problems with discipline.
Jamie loves meat but his wife is a strict vegetarian.
strict rules/regulations
In the strict sense of the term, a true democracy has never existed, and never will exist. It is against natural order that the great number should govern and that the few should be governed.

English word "streng"(strict) occurs in sets:

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