German Dictionary

Translation of backfire in German

to backfire     fehlschlagen; nach hinten losgehen; sich selbst schaden
the backfire     die Fehlzündung; die Rückzündung

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Sample sentences:
Our idea to charge no money backfired - nobody wanted our cookies.

Unsere Idee, kein Geld zu verlangen, schlug fehl - niemand wollte unsere Kekse.

My parents were Italian, but the first language I learned was Spanish, since we lived in southern Spain. Very close to Gibraltar. When I was older, like twelve I moved with them back to Lucca in Italy.
I have a few other short sentences by tomorrow. How can I pay for all these little translations? If I remember correctly I made also a small contribution through the channel last year... But I don't think you should charge for these ones.
How long have you had your dog? Does your wife take him for a walk too? Please send me my e-mails to the address listed below and add your own pictures too. I want to know a lot about you.
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