Schuld, die

National Debt — Staatsverschuldung, die

be in debt — verschuldet sein

get or run into debt — in Schulden geraten; sich verschulden

get out of debt — aus den Schulden herauskommen

be in somebody's debt — in jemandes Schuld stehen

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(what one person owes to another: His debts amount to over $3,000; a debt of gratitude.) die Schuld
- in debt
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1. (sth owed) Schuld f
a \debt of gratitude eine Dankesschuld geh
2. FIN
\debts pl Schulden pl; (borrowed to finance corporate activities) Fremdkapital nt
to pay back [or off] \debts Schulden abzahlen [o begleichen]
to pay off a \debt eine Schuld begleichen
to reschedule a \debt umschulden
to run up a [huge] \debt [enorme] Schulden machen
3. no pl (state of owing) Schuld f, Verpflichtung f
to be out of \debt schuldenfrei sein
to be [heavily] in \debt to sb [or in sb's \debt] [große] Schulden bei jdm haben; (fig) [tief] in jds Schuld stehen
to go [or run] [heavily] into \debt [enorme] Schulden machen, sich akk [stark] verschulden
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1. n
(= money owed, obligation) Schuld f

or honor (US) — Ehrenschuld f, Verschuldung f der öffentlichen Hand

to be in debt — verschuldet sein (to gegenüber)

to be £5 in debt — £ 5 Schulden haben (to bei)

he is in my debt (for money)er hat Schulden bei mir; (for help etc) er steht in meiner Schuld

to run or get into debt — Schulden machen, sich verschulden

to get out of debt — aus den Schulden herauskommen

to be out of debt — schuldenfrei sein

to repay a debt (lit, fig)

I shall always be in your debt — ich werde ewig in Ihrer Schuld stehen

2. attr

debt relief/forgiveness — Schuldenerlass m

debt burden — Schulden pl

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debt [det] s
1. Schuld f, besonders WIRTSCH, JUR Forderung f:
debt collector JUR Inkassobeauftragte(r) m/f(m);
debt counsel(l)ing Schuldnerberatung f;
debt of hono(u)r Ehren-, besonders Spielschuld;
debt of gratitude Dankesschuld;
owe sb a debt of gratitude, be in sb’s debt jemandem Dank schulden, in jemandes Schuld stehen;
pay one’s debt to nature den Weg alles Irdischen gehen, sterben;
be in debt Schulden haben, verschuldet sein;
be in debt to sb for £100 jemandem 100 Pfund schulden;
be out of debt schuldenfrei sein
2. meist action of debt JUR Schuldklage f
3. REL Sünde f
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Schuld, die

National Debt — Staatsverschuldung, die

be in debt — verschuldet sein

get or run into debt — in Schulden geraten; sich verschulden

get out of debt — aus den Schulden herauskommen

be in somebody's debt — in jemandes Schuld stehen

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Schuld -en f.
Verpflichtung f.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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