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to some pretty tough D

German translation: für eine ziemlich taffe Verteidigung

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English term or phrase:to some pretty tough D
German translation:für eine ziemlich taffe Verteidigung
Entered by: Anne Schulz
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13:24 Jun 16, 2005
English to German translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: to some pretty tough D
(Als Überschrift einer kurzen Zusammenfassung eines Artikels - hat das etwas mit dem Gefängnistrakt zu tun???)

to some pretty tough D

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Elvira Schmid
Italy
Local time: 23:15
Ziemlich taffe Verteidigung
Explanation:
In Sportreportagen steht 'D' für 'defense'; vielleicht passt das auch in deinem Kontext?
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Anne Schulz
Germany
Local time: 23:15
Grading comment
Danke!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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2 +1Ziemlich taffe Verteidigung
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to some pretty tough d
Ziemlich taffe Verteidigung


Explanation:
In Sportreportagen steht 'D' für 'defense'; vielleicht passt das auch in deinem Kontext?

Anne Schulz
Germany
Local time: 23:15
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Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 11
Grading comment
Danke!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Elke Vogelsang: Ja, vor allem im American Football spricht man von einer "tough d (defence)". Die Defence war stark. Man hat man auf Abwehr gespielt etc.
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