German English Dictionary

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ernst in English:

1. unsmiling unsmiling



English word "ernst"(unsmiling) occurs in sets:

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2. serious serious


Get serious.
A new study suggests that hospital records for patients older than 65 are often incorrect, which may lead to serious treatment errors.
I have often observed how little young ladies are interested by books of a serious stamp, though written solely for their benefit. It amazes me, I confess; for, certainly, there can be nothing so advantageous to them as instruction.
Just one look at the amusing dispenser, colorful animal tiles, two-sided bingo cards, and transparent monkey chips and you know you're in for some serious fun.
The current rate is about one airplane crash every two weeks, measuring all serious accidents to all types of transport jets.
Fear of serious injury cannot alone justify suppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
Managing your stocks with Big Wisdom shows that you are serious about investing!
I know, said Al-Sayib, getting a new bottle of Fanta. "This is serious business. So why'd you call?"
Gestural language had, however, serious limitations, since it could not be used in the dark or at distance.
The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before.
My companions were watching me in silence and, unlike other times when my wonder had made them laugh, they remained serious.
Hey, we're trying to have a serious discussion here so I'd appreciate it if you wouldn't butt in so irresponsibly.
It is not necessary for the public to know whether I am joking or whether I am serious, just as it is not necessary for me to know it myself.
How can one be serious with the world when the world itself is so ridiculous!
You're not a serious mathematician unless you crumple up a piece of paper in frustration every twenty minutes, look off into space, and appear to be questioning your very existence.

English word "ernst"(serious) occurs in sets:

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3. gravely gravely


He addressed the crowd gravely.
... wedding bands, cautioned us gravely,“ Avoid electrified salt solutions.”...

English word "ernst"(gravely) occurs in sets:

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4. seriously seriously


It's not that I seriously like him. I just find him very attractive.
Oh, sure, I studied English in my school days. But it wasn't until two or three years ago that I really started taking it seriously.
Spenser's sarcastic and joking remarks are often misinterpreted as signs of ambivalence and often taken too seriously.
Seriously though, episode 21 made me almost cry while laughing.
Oh! Seriously?
You can't seriously expect that they won't recognize you in that disguise. That lopsided, dime store moustache is a dead giveaway!
The shirt she apparently seriously thought suited me I turned down and decided to accept a light blue polo shirt.
So, players were often seriously injured and sometimes even killed in these rough games.
You're not seriously expecting me to believe that? Smoking can seriously damage your health.
Of course he thought it was a joke and let it slide with a "hm?" but he was seriously annoyed. I mean, just don't say things like that even as a joke!
Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.
Because the new trainee did things sluggishly, he was told that he'd be fired if he didn't start taking his job seriously.
The new trendy way to drink vodka is to pour it directly into your eye socket. However, doing so could seriously damage your vision.
The town water supply was seriously obstructed by heavy rainfalls.
He has a great storehouse of knowledge about historical details but I seriously doubt that's of any use in life.

English word "ernst"(seriously) occurs in sets:

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5. grave grave


He has some grave defects, but I think he is a great scholar all the same.
If he keeps drifting aimlessly, his late father will turn over in his grave.
grave concern
With 19 cases of death forming over 20% of the whole, the grave reality of overwork-deaths has been thrown into relief.
She expressed grave concern over the level of the service.
Happy him who with ease can steer, from grave to gay, from lively to severe.
In Ankara, I made clear that America is not – and never will be – at war with Islam. We will, however, relentlessly confront violent extremists who pose a grave threat to our security.
They say that on Columbus Day, Christopher Columbus's ghost rises up from its grave and flies around the world, punishing the bad boys and girls who don't believe in Christopher Columbus.
He was a tall, heavy-looking young man of five-and-twenty. His air was grave and stately, and his manners were very formal.
My old English teacher is certainly rolling in her grave right now.
No,” said Mr. Weasley, looking extremely grave.
threatening a grave diplomatic incident, et cetera.
i have grave doubts that he'll ever become a doctor
world financial system was at grave risk of a financial crisis
With a shortage of midwives added to that of obstetricians it has become clear all over again that our country's obstetric care is in an extremely grave situation.

English word "ernst"(grave) occurs in sets:

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