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DE-Nummer, Abzockerei


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09:55 Sep 27, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: DE-Nummer, Abzockerei
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naAbzocken=nicht language sondern "slang"
Elisabeth Moser



32 mins
Abzocken=nicht language sondern "slang"

it stands for abgewinnen, ablocken, Gluecksspiele machen--kommt
vom jidd. z(chocken) (Gaunersprache).
It translates into gambling, taking somebody for something etc. e.g. taking
someone for a ride, taking him for what
he is worth, etc. etc.
DE=is normally Deutsche Eisenbahn (German Railroad), but
nowadays there are other possibilities
depending on context, which you did not
provide (unfortunately).

    Muret-Sanders, Duden,
Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 01:53
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 772
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