subdue in German and example sentences

subdue in German

Pronunciation
v. unterwerfen; bezwingen; bändigen; unterdrücken, verdrängen

Example Sentences

If I subdue the dog, I can manage the tail as well.
Komm ich über'n Hund, komm ich auch über'n Schwanz.
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Man can be subdued through fear.
Der Mensch kann durch Furcht unterworfen werden.
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She likes subdued colors.
Sie mag gedämpfte Farben.
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Meanwhile, Asia is subduing us economically, just as Europe subdued Asia militarily and politically in the past.
Mittlerweile unterdrückt Asien uns wirtschaftlich so wie Europa in der Vergangenheit Asien militärisch und politisch unterworfen hat.
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Instead, we human beings have been set the – even biblical – task of subduing the earth.
Vielmehr haben wir als Menschen den – sogar biblischen – Auftrag: Machet euch die Erde untertan!
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In this environment of subdued inflationary pressures, we continued with our policy of lowering our key rates further.
In diesem Umfeld von gedämpftem Inflationsdruck führten wir unsere Politik fort, die Leitzinsen weiter zu senken.
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Under his leadership in 1920 the Polish army halted the march of the Bolsheviks, who were intent on subduing the whole of Europe.
Unter seiner Führung hielt die polnische Armee 1920 den Vormarsch der Bolschewiken auf, die ganz Europa unterwerfen wollten.
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Inflation has remained subdued, despite a sequence of adverse disturbances.
Der Preisauftrieb ist trotz einer Folge negativer Störungen weiterhin gering.
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Synonyms for subdue
1. tame: discipline, domesticate, break
2. defeat: overcome, conquer, overpower, reduce, repress, vanquish, subjugate
3. soften: restrain, temper, mollify, tone down
Verb forms for subdue
Present participle: subduing
Present: subdue (3.person: subdues)
Past: subdued
Future: will subdue
Present conditional: would subdue
Present Perfect: have subdued (3.person: has subdued)
Past Perfect: had subdued
Future Perfect: will have subdued
Past conditional: would have subdued