Swedish English Dictionary

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mager in English:

1. skinny


She was painfully skinny.
He opened his eyes and saw standing over him the skinny pale body of the doctor
It's more polite to say thin than skinny.
That man is skinny, but his wife is fat.
Would you ever go skinny dipping?
You're too skinny, you should eat more.
- It's so skinny. - So are you.
I was terrified when I saw this skinny boy, he said that he didn't eat since Monday!
My sister's skinny and me, I'm chubby.
Nowadays, models tend to be skinny.
a skinny model
He was thin before he went on that diet. Now, he’s skinny.
Some professional models look too skinny in my opinion
She's too skinny and looks quite ill!
The neighborhood has been gentrified. Now it's teeming with pretend hipsters slurping skinny lattes at Starbucks. They gather round coffee and free Wi-Fi like bees round a honeypot.

English word "mager"(skinny) occurs in sets:

300 most important Swedish adjectives 176 - 200

2. lean


You lean on your parents too much. You must be more independent.
Please don't lean out of the window when we're moving.
He has a strong shoulder for you to lean on.
Her husband is a nice-looking man who is a little on the lean side.
After few months of training he became lean.
He leaned towards her. / Chicken meat is very lean. / My girlfriend is very lean because she eats healthy. / I lost my job and someone stole my car, it was a lean month.
Should I lean my head forwards or backwards if I have a nosebleed?
lean amine
leaned/bryt. leant
Emphasizing its postural lean characteristic, the term ‘tango apilado’ has often been used as a synonym for 'tango milonguero'.
Yea, would to God, I were among the roses, That lean to kiss you as you float between While on the lowest branch a bud uncloses A bud uncloses, to touch you, my queen.
There was a silence. Harry leaned still closer to the door, desperate to hear more.
The company recovered well after going through several lean years.
The meat was so lean that it almost melted in the mouth.
All I could mumble in response was that when I was a man of fifty, my mother would lean out of the window when I left and remind me not to drive too fast.

English word "mager"(lean) occurs in sets:

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