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|German to English translations [PRO]|
Bus/Financial - Human Resources
|German term or phrase: Brückentag|
|Is there a word for this in English?|
A typical example is the Friday following "Himmelfahrt" (Ascension Day) which is often taken as a holiday by company employees in order to make an extended weekend.
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Local time: 09:41
|Yes, this seems to be exactly what's meant. Thanks to all of you for your suggestions.|
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paraphrase using "long weekend" or similar
To my knowledge there is no direct equivalent for Brückentag in English. If you find "bridging day" on Google it means something else, or it is a native German or French translator who invented it.
Local time: 12:41
Native speaker of: Danish
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