Translation: from english to german

from german to english

weigh one s words carefully

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  • weigh one's words — {v. phr.} To choose your words carefully; be careful to use the right words. * /When a teacher explains about religion, he must weigh his words because his pupils may be of several different faiths./ * /When old Mr. Jones talked to the students… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • weigh one's words — {v. phr.} To choose your words carefully; be careful to use the right words. * /When a teacher explains about religion, he must weigh his words because his pupils may be of several different faiths./ * /When old Mr. Jones talked to the students… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • weigh\ one's\ words — v. phr. To choose your words carefully; be careful to use the right words. When a teacher explains about religion, he must weigh his words because his pupils may be of several different faiths. When old Mr. Jones talked to the students about… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • weigh one's words — be careful of what one says You should weigh your words carefully before you tell him your decision to quit …   Idioms and examples

  • weigh one's words — phrasal : to choose or use one s words deliberately * * * carefully choose the way one expresses something …   Useful english dictionary

  • weigh — 1. v. 1 tr. find the weight of. 2 tr. balance in the hands to guess or as if to guess the weight of. 3 tr. (often foll. by out) a take a definite weight of; take a specified weight from a larger quantity. b distribute in exact amounts by weight.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • weigh — weigh1 [wā] vt. [ME weien, to weigh, bear < OE wegan, to carry, bear, akin to Ger weigan, wägen < IE base * weĝh , to go, draw > OE wæg, a wave, L vehere, to carry, bring] 1. to determine the weight of by means of a scale or balance 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • weigh — I. /weɪ / (say way) verb (t) 1. to ascertain the weight of by means of a balance, scale, or other mechanical device: to weigh gold; to weigh gases; to weigh oneself. 2. to hold up or balance, as in the hand, in order to estimate the weight. 3.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • weigh — weigh1 weighable, adj. weigher, n. /way/, v.t. 1. to determine or ascertain the force that gravitation exerts upon (a person or thing) by use of a balance, scale, or other mechanical device: to weigh oneself; to weigh potatoes; to weigh gases. 2 …   Universalium

  • words — n. text 1) words to (a song) argument, discussion 2) to have words with smb. 3) to weigh ( consider carefully ) one s words 4) heated; threatening words * * * threatening words [ argument, discussion ] to have words with smb. heated to weigh (… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • weigh — [[t]we͟ɪ[/t]] ♦♦♦ weighs, weighing, weighed 1) VERB: no cont If someone or something weighs a particular amount, this amount is how heavy they are. [V amount] It weighs nearly 27 kilos (about 65 pounds)... [V amount] This little ball of gold… …   English dictionary

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