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German - English (British) translations for "Tür"

"Tür" German translation




The German noun 'Tür' translates to 'door' in English.

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Meaning: door

Ich öffne die Tür.

I open the door.

Meaning: gate

Das Tor zur Stadt ist geschlossen.

The gate to the city is closed.

Meaning: entrance

Der Eingang befindet sich auf der linken Seite.

The entrance is located on the left side.

Meaning: portal

Das magische Portal führt in eine andere Welt.

The magical portal leads to another world.

Meaning: threshold

Sie stand an der Schwelle des Erfolgs.

She stood at the threshold of success.


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A1: Die Tür ist offen.

The door is open.

A1: Bitte schließen Sie die Tür.

Please close the door.

A1: Wo ist die Tür?

Where is the door?

B1: Ich habe meine Schlüssel in der Tür vergessen.

I forgot my keys in the door.

B1: Er hat die Tür zugeknallt und ist gegangen.

He slammed the door and left.

B2: Kannst du bitte die Tür aufmachen?

Can you please open the door?

C1: Als ich nach Hause kam, war die Tür aufgebrochen.

When I came home, the door was broken into.

C1: Der Einbrecher hatte das Schloss der Tür geknackt.

The burglar had picked the lock of the door.

C2: Die Tür wurde von einem starken Windstoß zugeschlagen.

The door was slammed shut by a strong gust of wind.

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The word 'Tür' is a common noun in the German language that refers to a movable barrier used to close off an entrance or exit to a building, room, or vehicle. Doors are typically made of wood, metal, glass, or other materials and can be opened or closed to allow or restrict access.

In German culture, doors hold symbolic significance and are often associated with privacy, security, and hospitality. They can also represent opportunities or barriers in life. For example, the phrase 'eine Tür öffnen' (to open a door) is commonly used metaphorically to mean creating new possibilities or seizing an opportunity.

The word 'Tür' is also used in various idiomatic expressions and phrases in the German language. For instance, 'die Tür vor der Nase zuschlagen' (to slam the door in someone's face) means to reject or exclude someone abruptly, while 'jemandem die Tür weisen' (to show someone the door) means to ask someone to leave.

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