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Translation of gierig

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gierig greedy

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Sample sentences:
Der Erzbischof war in seinem Amt gelandet, weil er gierig nach Ruhm gewesen war.

The archbishop had risen to his position because he had been greedy for fame.
Viele Bankiers werden zu gierig und stürzen sich ins Unglück. Many bankers get too greedy and become unhappy.
habgierig; gierig greedy
gierig greedily


In the beginning it looked brutal but it worked. He brought my wallet back to me and asked me to count the bills in it. I was stunned and could not believe what just happened. He repeated his order.
But I guess that most children are that way. Maybe there are a few children that really want to be educated, but I think that these children grow up to fast. They need to enjoy their childhood.
Somehow at three in the morning I finally fell asleep. The place did not serve breakfast but I went to the northern beach which offered really nice food. I ate some fruits and drank coffee.