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English translation: major building site

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19:43 Jun 15, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial / Construction
German term or phrase: Großbaustelle
Mehr als 2.000 Arbeitskräfte mussten auf der Großbaustelle
koordiniert werden. Der Zeitdruck war enorm.

Is there a more elegant term than large construction site?
It has to do with the relining of a furnace.
Trudy Peters
United States
Local time: 17:06
English translation:major building site
Explanation:
Muret-Sanders
Selected response from:

Jonathan MacKerron
Grading comment
OK, major it is, but I used major construction site. And I agree with Andrew's "this," too.
Thanks everyone!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +6major building site
Jonathan MacKerron


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +6
Großbaustelle
major building site


Explanation:
Muret-Sanders

Jonathan MacKerron
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 65
Grading comment
OK, major it is, but I used major construction site. And I agree with Andrew's "this," too.
Thanks everyone!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lancashireman: Yes, and there is a case for writing 'this' instead of 'the' here.
5 mins

agree  EdithK
20 mins

agree  Ken Cox
1 hr

agree  WIDIC
2 hrs

agree  Lisa Davey
3 hrs

agree  Sonia Soros
12 hrs
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