Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

QQarloE-M

The word of the day M

QuestionAnswer
nachhaltig sustained
Gewerbegebiet business park
abmildern to water down - to make something weaker
Lagerhalle warehouse - a large building where materials or goods are stored
Anfangsschwierigkeiten growing pains
ausstoßen, produzieren to churn out sth.
kleine Änderungen an den Einstellungen vornehmen to tweak the settings
aufwühlend, beunruhigend disturbing
verdeutlichen to spell out - to explain something in great detail
fragwürdig dubious - morally suspect
enge Beziehung rapport - a good way of communicating
Anwaltskanzlei law firm
kleine und mittlere Unternehmen SMEs - small and medium-size enterprises
Führungsebene managerial level
an der Spitze stehen to be at the helm
Aufsichtsrat supervisory board
Mitarbeiter in der Produktion shop-floor worker
Vorgesetzter line-manager
ehrgeizig ambitious
irgendwie süß kind of cute
allen Widrigkeiten zum Trotz against all odds
Leidenschaft, Besessenheit obsession
köstlich, herrlich delightful
Überarbeitung, überarbeitete Fassung revision
es ernst meinen to mean business - to be serious and determined
die Werbetrommel rühren to drum up business
dubioses Unternehmen Cowboy outfit
entspannt, locker laid-back
zanken, sich in die Haare kriegen to bicker
auffällig, schick flashy
Das ist vielleicht unheimlich. That's so freaky!
Sie ist so ehrgeizig! She is so ambitious!
Er ist schon irgendwie süß! He's kind of cute!
fremd, fremdartig alien
Umbruch, Umsturz upheaval
auf Probleme stoßen run into problems
Verzögerung slippage
die Werbetrommel rühren drum up business
einem harten Wettbewerb ausgesetzt sein to face stiff competition
jmd über etwas ins Bild setzen to clue sb. in
sich gefasst machen brace yourself
zittern vor Angst to tremble with fear
Abgaben tariff - a charge, tax or duty
Rumpf torso
ein verlockendes Lächeln an enticing smile
es ist schwer, sie nicht zu mögen it's hard to not like her
Geldüberweisung remittance - a sum of money
Praxisvertretung locum
Aufrichtigkeit sincerity, honesty
unzufrieden displeased, unhappy or annoyed
schallend lachen to guffaw, to laugh loudly
Arbeitssuchender jobseeker
Startkapital seed money
Personen, die im Hintergrund wichtige Arbeit leisten backroom boys
eine anteilmäßige Reduktion a pro rata reduction
sich einer Sache verschreiben to commit to sth.
über meinen Horizont gehen to go over my head
schnappen, packen to grab
Rückstand backlog
verhätscheln to coddle
entsprechen to equate to sth.
Arbeitsvertrag employment contract
verschiedener Meinung sein to diverge on sth.
ein Projekt in kürzester Zeit durchziehen to crash a project
vertraglich contractually
sich einer Sache verschreiben to commit to sth.
vertraglich aus etwas aussteigen contract out of sth.
Schnüffler sleuth: He is a real sleuth.
toll, großartig big-shot: He is a big-shot player.
über meinen Horizont gehen to go over my head
mit dem Lasso einfangen to lasso
arrogant, hochmütig supercilious
Geizhals sheapskate
jede Menge (Zeit) bags of: For you, I've got bags of time.
jmd die Hölle heiß machen to raise hell: My mum raised hell when I got home.
Fish and Chips-Laden chippy
schwanken to fluctuate, to change continuously
bescheuert bonkers
Kratzbürste, gehässige Frau shrew: Our neighbour is a real shrew.
rascheln, knirschen, knistern to crunch: The leaves crunched under our feeds.
in Panik terrified: I was absolutely terrified!
kalorinreich calorific
sich auf den Weg machen to hit the road: Let's hit the road!
Ausflug outing: an company outing once a year
Koffer suitcase: The suitcase is much too heavy to carry.
eine Macke haben to pack a sting: I'll bet she packs a sting.
sich verschwören, gemeinsame Sache machen to connive: The girls connive with the teacher.
habgierig rapacious: My Landlord is rapacious.
Fahrsteig, Rollband travelator: You should use the travelator.
viel befahren well-travelled: a well-travelled road
herabwürdigend derogatory: some derogatoring remarks
Übermaß surfeit: We suffered a surfeit of snow this winter.
Gepäckablage luggage rack: These luggage racks are too difficult to reach.
überglücklich sein to be over the moon: She is over the moon because he just asked her to marry him.
spindeldürr spindly: to have spindly legs
Hausdurchsuchungsbefehl, Befugnis warrant: The police has a search warrant.
versetzen, würzen to spike: This novel is spiked with humour.
herabwürdigend derogatory: a steady stream of derogatory remarks
Hinreise outward journey: We've booked the outward journey for next Tuesday.
sich anschnallen to fasten one's seat belts
Gepäckausgabe baggage reclaim: to wait for the luggage at the baggage reclaim
Auflage (einer Publikation) circulation: the newspaper circulation
geschickt, gewandt dexterous: the most dexterous robot
jmdn aussteigen lassen to drop sb. off: You can drop me off here.
erfahrener Reisender seasoned traveller
unhöflich, unverschämt rude: He was very rude to me at the party last night.
beleidigen to insult: I didn't mean to insult you.
unverblümt, geradeheraus blunt: Sally was beeing very blunt when she told ...
jemanden erschrecken to make someone jump: You made me jump!
Schaulustiger, Außenstehender onlooker
boshafte Bemerkungen machen (hinter vorgehaltener Hand) to snipe - to criticize someone in a nasty way
Anschlussflug connecting flight
jmdn abholen to pick sb up
jmdn aussteigen lassen to drop sb off
stark reduzieren to slash: We've slashed our prices.
wählerisch choosy: to be a little too choosy
kurzsichtig nearsighted: I need strong glasses because I'm so nearsighted.
sich einklinken, das Wort ergreifen to chime in
pünktlich sein to run on time: If the trains run on time, I should be there by 9 a.m.
entschärfen to defuse: to make a decision less tense or dangerous
vage sketchy: The plan is quite skatchy at the moment.
Kleidersack garment bag: a bag used to transport suits or clothes without creasing them.
festsitzen to be stuck: We were stuck in the airport overnight.
Gepäckfach overhead locker
Musterkind, Streber goody-goody: Wendy always does what the teacher says. She is such a goody-goody.
in den sauren Apfel beißen to bite the bullet: It looks like I had to bite the bullet.
Ahnung inkling. Peter had an inkling that ...
abgehoben, irre far out: That's far out!
sich messen, mit jmd. konkurrieren to compete with: It's really hard to compete with Ralph.
verschlimmern to compound
lichtduchlässig translucent
schlüsselfertiges Projekt turnkey project
einen Gewinn vorhersagen to project a profit
fundiert, solide sound: This is a sound plan.
bei der Inspektion sein to be in for a service: My car is in for a service.
stinken to reek: You reek!
Heißhunger hankering: I have a real hankering for ...
Sachen an den Kopf werfen, beleidigen to hurl abuse: She wouldn't stop hurling abuse at her ex-husband.
stockend, stagnierend stagnant: a stagnant market
Sündenbock scapegoat
clever, raffiniert astute: He is an astute negotiator.
aufnehmen to induct: to informally admit someone to an organization
Vielflieger a frequent flyer
Reiseplan, Reiseroute itinerary: I always carry my passport and my itinerary in a safe place.
Gepäckanhänger ID tag: to attach an ID tag to the hand luggage
toll, klasse neat: That's a really neat dress! It looks perfect on you.
leichtgläubig, naiv gullible: How gullible can you be?
Bereicherung, Neuzugang addition: a welcome addition to our stuff
ziellos umherirren to meander: We spent our days in Paris meandering through the old streets.
mit wenig Gepäck reisen to travel light: to travel with only a few bags
Trägheit inertia: bureaucratic inertia
verschlafen to oversleep: I overslept and missed the train.
anstrengend strenuous: Strenuous moves appear effortless.
Langstreckenflug long-haul flight
Verfallsdatum expiry date
mit jemandem reden müssen to have words with sb.
tailored maßgeschneidert: a beautiful tailored jacket
versehentlicher Anruf durch Setzen aufs Handy a butt call
Nachmittag arvo - afternoon: What are you doing this arvo?
sich drücken vor to weasel out of
miesepetrig, schlecht gelaunt grumpy
ausschlafen to sleep in: I haven't had a chance to sleep in for months.
etwas ad acta legen to shelve a plan
Wirtschaftsflüchtling economic migrant
trödeln to dawdle: Stop dawdling!
Created by: QQarlo