eine Schippe zulegen

Submitted by Carmen Cologne on Wed, 22/09/2021 - 03:17

Idiomatic translations of "eine Schippe zulegen"

English
Turn it up/down a notch
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German
einen Zahn zulegen
Explanations:

Meanings of "eine Schippe zulegen"

English

to put in more effort or means to become faster / stronger / more effective etc ...

Schippe = an old word for shovel,

so the idiom comes from throwing one or more shovels of coal into an oven

Explained by Carmen CologneCarmen Cologne on Wed, 22/09/2021 - 03:22
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German

sich mehr Mühe geben /mehr Einsatz o. Mittel einbringen, um schneller/ stärker /effektiver etc... zu werden

Explained by Carmen CologneCarmen Cologne on Wed, 22/09/2021 - 03:17
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Russian

ускоряться; форсировать
стараться ещё лучше

Explained by Carmen CologneCarmen Cologne on Wed, 22/09/2021 - 03:18
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