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10:15 Aug 3, 2006
English to German translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: to swing it for sb
hornby:the thing that swung it for him in his affair with a. was that he was not s.o., else
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Summary of answers provided
3was ihn kickte
Caro Maucher
3jmd. endgültig überzeugen
Anne Spitzmueller
2den Ausschlag gebenBrigitteHilgner


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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
was ihn kickte


Explanation:
ich nehme an, sowas ist gemeint. Aber ohne Kontext - wer soll das wissen!

Caro Maucher
Germany
Local time: 07:49
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39 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
jmd. endgültig überzeugen


Explanation:
eigentlich bedeutet es soviel wie "jmd. endgültig überzeugen"

Ohne weiteren Kontext ist es aber nicht möglich, zu sagen, ob das hier die ideale Lösung ist.

Möglich wäre auch "das Besondere an dieser Affäre war für ihn..."

Anne Spitzmueller
Germany
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40 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
den Ausschlag geben


Explanation:
Wie schon angeregt: mehr Kontext ist unbedingt wünschenswert!

BrigitteHilgner
Austria
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PRO pts in category: 58
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Aug 3, 2006 - Changes made by Derek Gill Franßen:
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