hover

hover
hov·er [ʼhɒvəʳ, Am ʼhʌvɚ] vi
1) (stay in air) schweben; hawk also stehen;
2) (fig: be near)
her expression \hovered between joy and disbelief ihr Gesichtsausdruck schwankte zwischen Freude und Ungläubigkeit;
the patient was \hovering between life and death der Patient schwebte zwischen Leben und Tod;
inflation is \hovering at 3 percent die Inflation bewegt sich um 3 Prozent;
to \hover in the background/near a door sich akk im Hintergrund/in der Nähe einer Tür herumdrücken;
to \hover on the brink of disaster am Rande des Ruins stehen;
to \hover on the brink of accepting sth kurz davorstehen, etw zu akzeptieren;
to \hover over sb jdm nicht von der Seite weichen;
stop \hovering over me! geh endlich weg!;
the waiter \hovered over our table der Kellner hing ständig an unserem Tisch herum

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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