Todesqualen Pl.

suffer agony/agonies — Todesqualen erleiden

die in agony — qualvoll sterben

in an agony of indecision — (fig.) in qualvoller Unentschlossenheit

* * *
plural - agonies; noun
(great pain or suffering: The dying man was in agony; agonies of regret.) die Qual
- agonised
- agonizing
- agonising
- agonizingly
- agonisingly
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1. no pl (pain) Todesqualen pl, unerträgliche Leiden pl, heftiger Schmerz
they lay screaming in \agony sie lagen da und schrien vor Schmerzen
oh, the \agony of defeat! (fig) was für eine schmachvolle Niederlage!
to be in \agony große Schmerzen [o Qualen] leiden
sb is in an \agony of doubt jdn quälen schlimme Zweifel
to be in an \agony of indecision/suspense von qualvoller Unentschlossenheit/Ungewissheit geplagt werden
to prolong the \agony [of sth] sich akk noch länger [mit etw dat] [herum]quälen
to put sb/an animal out if his/her/its \agony jdn/ein Tier von seinen Qualen erlösen
to suffer agonies of sth sich akk mit etw dat [herum]quälen, von etw dat geplagt werden
2. (struggle before death) Agonie f geh, Todeskampf m
to pile [or put] on the \agony dick auftragen fam
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1) Qual f

that's agony —

it's agony doing that — es ist eine Qual, das zu tun

to be in agony — Schmerzen or Qualen leiden

in an agony of indecision/suspense etc — in qualvoller Unentschlossenheit/Ungewissheit etc

put him out of his agony (lit)mach seiner Qual ein Ende; (fig) nun spann ihn doch nicht länger auf die Folter

to go through or suffer agonies — Qualen ausstehen

2) (= death agony) Todeskampf m, Agonie f; (of Christ) Todesangst f
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agony [ˈæɡənı] s
1. unerträgliche Schmerzen pl, (auch Seelen)Qualen pl:
be in agony (oder agonies), suffer agony (oder agonies) agonize B 1, B 2;
be in an agony (oder in agonies) of doubt (remorse) von Zweifeln (Gewissensbissen) gequält werden;
pile (oder put, turn) on the agony Br umg dick auftragen;
agony aunt Briefkastentante f;
agony column
a) Kummerkasten m,
b) Spalte für private Mitteilungen;
agony uncle Briefkastenonkel m
2. Agony Christi Durchleiden n seiner Todesangst im Garten Gethsemane
3. Agonie f, Todeskampf m
4. (Gefühls)Ausbruch m:
agony of joy Freudenausbruch
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Todesqualen Pl.

suffer agony/agonies — Todesqualen erleiden

die in agony — qualvoll sterben

in an agony of indecision — (fig.) in qualvoller Unentschlossenheit

* * *
Qual -en f.
Todeskampf m.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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