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English translation: Pickled gherkins

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Dutch term or phrase:augurken op vat
English translation:Pickled gherkins
Entered by: Dave Greatrix
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10:08 Mar 2, 2002
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Agriculture / Agriculture
Dutch term or phrase: augurken op vat
Text on preserved vegetables and fruit.
This particular part provides a profile on certain companies, and for one of them it says:
'productie van augurken op vat'.
Does anyone know an English equivalent for this term?
GertV
Belgium
Local time: 17:19
Pickled gherkins
Explanation:
In markets, gherkins are quite often seen pickled in a barrel. (vat)

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Note added at 2002-03-02 10:16:16 (GMT)
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However, you would not say \"pickled gherkins in a barrel\", but simply \"pickled gherkins\"

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Note added at 2002-03-02 10:18:32 (GMT)
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However, you would not say \"pickled gherkins in a barrel\", but simply \"pickled gherkins\"

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Note added at 2002-03-02 11:00:27 (GMT)
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However, you would not say \"pickled gherkins in a barrel\", but simply \"pickled gherkins\"
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Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:19
Grading comment
Bedankt! Ik veronderstelde al dat het zoiets moest zijn, maar nu heb ik de zekerheid!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +6Pickled gherkins
Dave Greatrix


  

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Pickled gherkins


Explanation:
In markets, gherkins are quite often seen pickled in a barrel. (vat)

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Note added at 2002-03-02 10:16:16 (GMT)
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However, you would not say \"pickled gherkins in a barrel\", but simply \"pickled gherkins\"

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Note added at 2002-03-02 10:18:32 (GMT)
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However, you would not say \"pickled gherkins in a barrel\", but simply \"pickled gherkins\"

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Note added at 2002-03-02 11:00:27 (GMT)
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However, you would not say \"pickled gherkins in a barrel\", but simply \"pickled gherkins\"

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:19
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Bedankt! Ik veronderstelde al dat het zoiets moest zijn, maar nu heb ik de zekerheid!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nicolo
4 mins
  -> Thank you, Nicolo

agree  Evert DELOOF-SYS
44 mins
  -> Cheers, Evert

agree  Marijke Mayer
49 mins
  -> Thank you, Madam, and have a nice day!

agree  Lucy Simpson
1 hr
  -> Cheers, Lucy

agree  xxxNic Zav: Barrel of pickles is also an option, if you're using it as an analogy
2 hrs
  -> This is relating to a company profile. Cheers Nic

agree  glynis: pickled gherkins is definitely it! (and they're much better in Holland than UK!)
3 hrs
  -> couldn't agree more Glynis!
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