Aber


Aber
aber
1. aber [ʼa:bɐ] konj
(jedoch) but;
\Aber dennoch [o trotzdem] ... but in spite of this ...;
oder \Aber or else;
geben Sie mir drei Kilo Orangen, oder \Aber doch lieber Bananen I'd like three kilos of oranges, or, no, I'd rather have bananas
part
1) (jedoch, dagegen) but;
komm doch mit! - ich habe \Aber keine Zeit! come with me/us! But I haven't got any time!;
ein Pils, \Aber 'n bisschen plötzlich! a Pils and a bit quick about it!;
das mach' ich \Aber nicht! I will not do that!
2) (wirklich) really;
das ist \Aber schön! that really is wonderful!;
das ist \Aber nicht gerade nett von dir! that's really not very nice of you, is it!
3) (empört) oh;
\Aber Hannelore, reiß dich doch endlich zusammen! [oh] Hannelore, pull yourself together!;
\Aber hallo! Excuse me! (emph)
WENDUNGEN:
\Aber selbstverständlich [o gewiss [doch]] but of course;
\Aber ja! yes [of course]!, (Brit a.) rather! (form)
magst du auch ein Stück Sahnetorte? - \Aber ja! would you like another piece of cream cake? Yes please!;
gefällt dir der Weihnachtsbaum? - \Aber ja! do you like the Christmas tree! - Yes I do!;
\Aber nein! no, no!, goodness, no!;
das war doch so, oder? - \Aber nein! that's what happened, isn't it? - goodness, no!;
\Aber, \Aber! now, now!
adv (geh);
\Aber und abermals time and again
2. Aber <-s, - o fam -s> [ʼa:bɐ] nt
but (fam)
da ist nur noch ein \Aber ... there's only one problem ...;
ein \Aber haben to have a catch [or (fam) snag];
kein \Aber! no buts!

Deutsch-Englisch Wörterbuch für Studenten. 2013.

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