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English translation: ballpark figure/price / estimated price

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German term or phrase:preisliche Hausnummer
English translation:ballpark figure/price / estimated price
Entered by: Rachel Taylor
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18:47 Sep 2, 2008
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Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
German term or phrase: preisliche Hausnummer
Der Kunde wuenscht zunaechst eine Kontaktaufnahme wegen Terminabsprache. Die Praxis ist vom 28.07.2008 bis 04.08.2008 in Urlaub, Frau Entlein etwas laenger naemlich vom 24.07.2008 bis 17.08.2008. Daher sich bitte direkt an Herrn Dr. Haentsch wenden. Er haette auch gerne eine preisliche Hausnummer vor Aufuehrung der Arbeiten genannt bekommen (nach Aufwand habe ich gesagt).
Rachel Taylor
ballpark figure/price / estimated price
Explanation:
A "Hausnummer" is a rough estimate/indication ("guesstimate") in this case.

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Note added at 12 mins (2008-09-02 18:59:56 GMT)
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See also http://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Hausnummer -
"Bedeutungen:

[1] die eindeutige Nummer eines Gebäudes
[2] übertragen: grobe Schätzung, auf die man sich nicht festlegen lassen will"
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Steffen Walter
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Local time: 10:32
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +10
ballpark figure/price / estimated price


Explanation:
A "Hausnummer" is a rough estimate/indication ("guesstimate") in this case.

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Note added at 12 mins (2008-09-02 18:59:56 GMT)
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See also http://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Hausnummer -
"Bedeutungen:

[1] die eindeutige Nummer eines Gebäudes
[2] übertragen: grobe Schätzung, auf die man sich nicht festlegen lassen will"


    Reference: http://www.answers.com/topic/ballpark-figure
Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 10:32
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 511
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Thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Johanna Timm, PhD: bingo
11 mins

agree  Helen Shiner: pleased to learn a new idiom!
17 mins
  -> That's what one of the key aspects of KudoZ is (in my not so humble opinion :-)).

agree  Julia Lipeles
37 mins

agree  Dirk Albishausen
40 mins

agree  Stefanie Sendelbach
1 hr

agree  Sabine Akabayov, PhD
1 hr

agree  Textklick: Thanks Steffen, I've also learned a new idiom (greetings from # 1789 Maidenhead Boulevard) :-)
3 hrs
  -> ... and greetings from Berlin (well, almost ;-))

agree  Nicole Schnell
7 hrs

agree  Paul Skidmore
12 hrs

agree  Rebecca Garber: cool idiom!
19 hrs
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Sep 2, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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