English to German Meaning :: sandbag

Sandbag :
Sandsack
- Sandsack
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Noun(1) a bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast
Verb(1) treat harshly or unfairly(2) compel by coercion, threats, or crude means(3) hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag(4) downplay one's ability (towards others(5) protect or strengthen with sandbags; stop up

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(1) Microsoft can, and you can bet, probably will use this procedure to sandbag future litigation: it adds several months to any future case as the respective lawyers set their meters running.(2) For Daniel's son, history will sandbag him out of a pleasantly drifting existence as he grapples with questions of race and confronts his own colonisation.(3) And, unlike in many thrillers, the movie doesn't sandbag us with one last, cheap twist at the end.(4) Adverse customer reaction will quite possibly sandbag this one, but remember to ask yourself if you really need that new SIM right now.(5) he was trying to sandbag me into attempting one of his leg-snapping climbs(6) Volunteers have reinforced dikes along the Elbe River and sandbagged their homes and businesses trying to avoid a deluge.(7) He accused them of sandbagging him by not fully explaining what they intended to do.(8) In case anyone starts to think they are camping in the park instead of hunkering down in a war zone, the camp's perimeter is ringed by razor wire and sandbagged foxholes manned by armed guards.(9) The weight of a combat-loaded infantry squad with over 50 sandbags will deteriorate a M998 quickly.(10) Beside us, a Forward Air Controller uses a powerful periscope to pinpoint enemy targets over the sandbagged rim of the observation post.(11) Volunteers gathered around landmarks and scrambled to fill hundreds of sandbags in a desperate bid to save the city's treasures from the rising waters.(12) Not all vehicles were up-armored before leaving FOB Pacesetter, but the vehicles without armor used sandbags for protection as the brigade moved north.(13) But they sandbagged her, so the last thing she was going to do was take insults from the man who almost ruined her career.(14) The councillor said the problem along Highway 52 has been going on for the past four or five years, noting this year alone several houses in the areas have had to be sandbagged .(15) Punters put aside their pints on Monday November 21 to fill and carry sandbags in a valiant effort to keep the outside knee-deep floodwater from entering the Bryansford Road pub.(16) He had already announced that he was planning to leave the program to work on a book, but he knew he had been sandbagged , and he didn't like it.
Related Words
(1) sandbag ::
Sandsack
Synonyms
Verb
1. dragoon ::
Dragoner
2. railroad ::
Eisenbahn
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