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peinlich in English:

1. embarrassing embarrassing

How embarrassing!
What's the most embarrassing thing that's ever happened to you?
Now that I think over it, it's somewhat embarrassing.
My stomach started growling right there in the meeting. It was embarrassing.
It was embarrassing when my dad decided to dance
It all seems rather embarrassing now, doesn't it?
Yes, the bisque-doll-like Erika "Th-that expression is a little embarrassing, could you stop using it?"
It's embarrassing to be seen without make-up so please don't stare.
Fancy forgetting my glasses, it's so embarrassing.
Lemme see your painting, Manaka. "Must you? It's embarrassing!"
I was moving like a robot, it was a bit embarrassing.
It’s so embarrassing to admit that I can’t learn to do something that all my friends can do.
I spoke into the microphone thinking it was off and everyone could hear me. It was so embarrassing!
I tripped over a doormat and fell over. It was embarrassing.
Hardly had he woke up when he remembered the embarrassing incident of the previous night.

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2. distressing

It’s distressing to see so many people in the world suffering.
Going through chemotherapy is always exhausting and distressing.

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3. embarrassed

He was embarrassed.
There's no reason for you to be embarrassed.
There are few who are not embarrassed to have been in love once they don't love each other anymore.
Every one of us who ridiculed his business plan as a bunch of hokum should be embarrassed we did.
Ah, could it be you're embarrassed to be called by your first name?
You, Rikka, are very cute when you're embarrassed.
I'm too embarrassed to tell her the truth. / I was so embarrassed when you appeared last night. / I think he might be a bit embarrassed.
When he arrived late for the wedding he looked embarrassed.
/ɪmˈbær.əst/ I was too embarrassed to ​admit that I was ​scared.
I tripped and spilled my drink all over myself in front of everyone. I couldn't feel more embarrassed.
Do you ever feel embarrassed when you have to say "no"?
I am very embarrassed because I would have liked to have taken part in this discussion.
I'm a bit too embarrassed to speak sometimes because I have a strong accent.
Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.
She felt embarrassed about undressing in front of the doctor. I was too embarrassed to admit that I'd forgotten. He was so embarrassed - his face went brick-red. I often hesitate to speak in groups because I get embarassed easily.

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4. embarrassingly

Most embarrassingly for the government, the allegations are the subject of a police inquiry.

English word "peinlich"(embarrassingly) occurs in sets:

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