drain

drain
[drein] 1. verb
1) (to clear (land) of water by the use of ditches and pipes: There are plans to drain the marsh.) dræne; tørlægge
2) ((of water) to run away: The water drained away/off into the ditch.) løbe væk
3) (to pour off the water etc from or allow the water etc to run off from: Would you drain the vegetables?; He drained the petrol tank; The blood drained from her face.) dryppe af; tømme; forsvinde
4) (to drink everything contained in: He drained his glass.) tømme
5) (to use up completely (the money, strength etc of): The effort drained all his energy.) tære på; dræne
2. noun
1) (something (a ditch, trench, waterpipe etc) designed to carry away water: The heavy rain has caused several drains to overflow.) afløb; kloakledning
2) (something which slowly exhausts a supply, especially of one's money or strength: His car is a constant drain on his money.) dræn
- draining-board
- drainpipe
- down the drain
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[drein] 1. verb
1) (to clear (land) of water by the use of ditches and pipes: There are plans to drain the marsh.) dræne; tørlægge
2) ((of water) to run away: The water drained away/off into the ditch.) løbe væk
3) (to pour off the water etc from or allow the water etc to run off from: Would you drain the vegetables?; He drained the petrol tank; The blood drained from her face.) dryppe af; tømme; forsvinde
4) (to drink everything contained in: He drained his glass.) tømme
5) (to use up completely (the money, strength etc of): The effort drained all his energy.) tære på; dræne
2. noun
1) (something (a ditch, trench, waterpipe etc) designed to carry away water: The heavy rain has caused several drains to overflow.) afløb; kloakledning
2) (something which slowly exhausts a supply, especially of one's money or strength: His car is a constant drain on his money.) dræn
- draining-board
- drainpipe
- down the drain

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