Portion

f; -, -en
1. bei Tisch: helping, serving; Tee, Kaffee: pot; eine große / kleine / doppelte Portion a large / small / double portion; eine halbe Portion half a portion; eine zweite Portion a second helping; eine Portion Eis one portion of ice-cream; Kugel: one scoop
2. umg., fig., Mut etc.: good deal, dose of courage etc.; in kleinen Portionen in small doses
3. umg., fig.: halbe Portion half-pint, shrimp, titch
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die Portion
serving; portion; helping
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Por|ti|on [pɔr'tsioːn]
f -, -en
1) (beim Essen) portion, helping

eine halbe Portión — a half portion; (fig inf) a half pint (inf)

eine zweite Portión — a second helping

eine Portión Kaffee — a pot of coffee

eine Portión Butter — a portion of butter

2) (fig inf = Anteil) amount

er besitzt eine gehörige Portión Mut — he's got a fair amount of courage

sie brachte eine gute Portión Geduld auf — she showed a fair amount of patience (inf)

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die
1) (an unpleasant thing (especially an illness) which one is forced to suffer: a nasty dose of flu.) dose
2) (the amount of food one has on one's plate: a large helping of pudding.) helping
3) (an amount of food usually for one person: a portion of salad.) portion
4) (a portion of food served: I had two servings of pie.) serving
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Por·ti·on
<-, -en>
[pɔrˈtsi̯o:n]
f
1. KOCHK portion
2. (fam) portion, helping fam
3. (fam: Anteil) amount
4.
eine halbe \Portion (fam) a puny [or fam weedy] specimen, a half-pint fam
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die; Portion, Portionen
1) portion; helping

eine halbe Portion — (fig. ugs. spött.) a feeble little titch (coll.)

eine Portion Eis — one icecream

2) (ugs.): (Anteil) amount
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Portion f; -, -en
1. bei Tisch: helping, serving; Tee, Kaffee: pot;
eine große/kleine/doppelte Portion a large/small/double portion;
eine halbe Portion half a portion;
eine zweite Portion a second helping;
eine Portion Eis one portion of ice-cream; Kugel: one scoop
2. umg, fig, Mut etc: good deal, dose of courage etc;
in kleinen Portionen in small doses
3. umg, fig:
halbe Portion half-pint, shrimp, titch
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die; Portion, Portionen
1) portion; helping

eine halbe Portion — (fig. ugs. spött.) a feeble little titch (coll.)

eine Portion Eis — one icecream

2) (ugs.): (Anteil) amount
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-en f.
portion n.
serving n.

Deutsch-Englisch Wörterbuch. 2013.

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