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mies {adjective}

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1. general
mies (also: schmuddelig, ätzend)
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grotty {adj.} [Brit.] [coll.]
mies
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candy-assed {adj.} (despicable)
2. colloquial
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poor {adj.} (disgusting)
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crook {adj.} [Austr.] [coll.]
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duff {adj.} [Brit.] [coll.]
mies (also: schlecht, geplatzt)
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dud {adj.} [coll.]
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snide {adj.} [Amer.] (mean, underhand)
mies (also: elend, lausig, schäbig)
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ropey {adj.} [Brit.] [coll.] (ill)
mies (also: klapprig)
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dicky {adj.} [coll.]
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twopenny-halfpenny {adj.} [Brit.] [oldfsh.] (of poor quality)
mies (also: scheußlich)
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foul {adj.} [coll.] (awful)
3. "Kneipe, Wetter"
mies
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evil {adj.} (unattractive)
4. "Publikation, Firma", colloquial
mies
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tatty {adj.} [coll.] (inferior)
5. pejorative
Everything in my room was shaking -- my heart, my windows, my bed, everything.
Alles in meinem Zimmer zitterte -- mein Herz, meine Fenster, mein Bett -- alles.
My whole life, my father's been there.
Mein ganzes Leben lang ist mein Vater immer da gewesen.
So far, however, my country has remained one of the worst offenders in this respect.
Diesbezüglich gehört mein Land bislang jedoch zu den schlechtesten Schülern.

Context sentences for "mies" in English

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GermanWer sich so mies kleidet wie du, muss ein exzentrischer Milliardär sein.
Anyone dressed as badly as you are must be an eccentric billionaire.
GermanUnd ich vermute, dass dies etwas ist, was Richard Kelly, hier links, Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe erklärte.
And I guess that is something that Richard Kelly, here on the left, was explaining to Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe.
GermanIn diesem Fall Mies van der Rohes „Weniger ist mehr“.
In this case it's Mies van der Rohe's Less is More.
GermanUnser Gesundheitssystem ist mies.
And we shouldn't: Our health care system sucks.
Germansich mies fühlen
Germansich mies fühlen
GermanWenn wir die Welt der Architektur betrachten, und wir uns den Turm für Berlin von Mies aus 1928 anschauen, dann sollte die Frage echt sein: "Gut, aber wo ist die Sonne?"
If we look at the world of architecture, we see with Mies' 1928 tower for Berlin, the question might be, "Well, where's the sun?"