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Dictionary Swedish English: [fig]

Translation 1 - 73 of 73

skräddarsydd {adj} [även bildl.]bespoke [also fig.]
förtryckt {adj}downtrodden [fig.] [oppressed]
nedtryckt {adj}downtrodden [fig.] [oppressed]
elektriserad {adj} {past-p} [även bildl.]electrified [also fig.]
brisant {adj}explosive [fig.]
snabb som en vessla {adj}quicksilver [fig.]
ytlig {adj} [bildl.]shallow [fig.]
ryggradslös {adj} [även bildl.]spineless [also fig.]
stormig {adj} [bildl.]stormy [fig.]
Unverified osund {adj}unhealthy [also fig.]
ostillbar {adj} [bildl.]unquenchable [fig.]
rentvådd {adj} {past-p}whitewashed [fig.]
att axla ngt. [även bildl.]to shoulder sth. [also fig.]
att skinna ngn. [vard.] [ta för mycket betalt av]to soak sb. [coll.] [fig.] [take disproportionate amount of money from]
hav {n}
sea [also fig.]
med. motgift {n} [även bildl.]antidote [also fig.]
hist. bärsärk {u} [även bildl.]berserk [also fig.]
ridn. skygglapp {u} [även bildl.]blinder [also fig.]
zool. T
dörrtröskel {u}doorstep [also fig.]
flöde {n} [även bildl.]flow [also fig.]
mil. skyttegrav {u}foxhole [fig.] [trench]
guldgruva {u}goldmine [also fig.]
jackpot {u} [även bildl.]jackpot [also fig.]
lakej {u} [nedsätt. i betydelsen underdånig person]lackey [also fig., pej.]
spel lotteri {n} [även bildl.]lottery [also fig.]
milstolpe {u} [också bildl.]milestone [also fig.]
kvarnsten {u} [även bildl.]millstone [also fig.]
idiom mus. språkrör {n} [även bildl.]mouthpiece [also fig.]
småpengar {u}peanuts [fig.] [insignificant amount of money]
fallgrop {u} [även bildl.]pitfall [also fig.]
sport kapplöpning {u} [även bildl.]race [also fig.]
utväg {u} [bildl.]remedy [fig.]
slentrian {u}rut [fig.] [fixed routine]
mat. blandning {u} (av allt möjligt)smorgasbord [fig.] [diverse collection of things]
ångvält {u} [även bildl.]steamroller [also fig.]
krigsstig {u} [även bildl.]warpath [also fig.]
löpeld {u} [även bildl.]wildfire [also fig.]
2 Words: Others
patt {adj} {adv} [oböjl.]in stalemate [chess, or fig.]
Unverified papperet {adv} {adj}on paper [also fig.]
klädsel skräddarsydd {adj} [också bildl.]tailor-made [also fig.]
2 Words: Verbs
att vara eld och lågor [idiom]to be hooked [fig.]
sport att bli sist [även bildl.]to finish last [also fig.]
att springa efter ngn./ngt. [även bildl.]to run after sb./sth. [also fig.]
2 Words: Nouns
bakväg {u} [bildl.]back door [fig.]
barbiedocka {u}Barbie doll™ [also fig.]
småsak {u}chicken feed [coll.] [fig.]
dödsstöt {u} [även bildl.]death blow [also fig.]
bot. fikonlöv {n} [även bildl.]fig leaf [also fig.]
helvetesgap {n} [även bildl.]hell-mouth [also: hellmouth] [also fig.]
Unverified herkulesarbete {n} [bildl.]Herculean task [fig.]
handel kohandel {u} [bildl.]horse trading [fig.]
järnhand {u} [bildl.]iron hand [fig.]
elfenbenstorn {n} [bildl.]ivory tower [fig.]
knähund {u} [även bildl.]lap dog [also fig.]
smältdegel {u} [även bildl.]melting pot [also fig.]
hackordning {u} [även bildl.]pecking order [also fig.]
hist. potemkinkuliss {u}Potemkin village [often used fig. for mock-up, fake]
ling. tryck frågetecken {n} <?> [även bildl.]question mark <?> [also fig.]
tek. säkerhetsventil {u} [även bildl.]safety valve [also fig.]
kloakråtta {u} [även bildl.]sewer rat [also fig.]
barnsjukdom {u} [bildl.]teething trouble [fig.]
3 Words: Others
liv och död {adv} [bildl.]to the death [fig.]
3 Words: Verbs
att kalla fötter [idiom]to get cold feet [also fig. idiom]
att dra åt svångremmento tighten one's belt [also fig.]
3 Words: Nouns
dödsängel {u} [även bildl.]angel of death [also fig.]
prestigeförlust {u}loss of face [fig.]
4 Words: Verbs
Unverified att vara krigsstigen [även bildl.]to be on the warpath [also fig.]
att falla ngn. i ryggen [idiom]to stab sb. in the back [fig.] [idiom]
idiom att simma mot strömmen [även bildl.]to swim against the tide [also fig.]
4 Words: Nouns
ett tveeggat svärd {n} [även bildl.]a two-edged sword [also fig.]
idiom luftslott {n} [bildl.]castle in the air [fig.]
5+ Words: Verbs
Unverified att ha damm loftet [vard.]to have bats in the belfry [coll.] [fig.]
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