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Zünglein an der Waage

English translation: tipping the scales

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10:53 Nov 2, 2006
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
German term or phrase: Zünglein an der Waage
Zünglein an der Wage ist ein Mitglied der katalanischen Esquerra Repúblicana
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English translation:tipping the scales
Explanation:
unless it is actually a person's namne

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Note added at 3 mins (2006-11-02 10:57:24 GMT)
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Muret-Sanders "das Zünglein an der Waage bilden fig. tip the scales "
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Züglein an der wage
tipping the scales


Explanation:
unless it is actually a person's namne

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Note added at 3 mins (2006-11-02 10:57:24 GMT)
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Muret-Sanders "das Zünglein an der Waage bilden fig. tip the scales "

Jonathan MacKerron
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 63
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Thank you

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Nov 2, 2006 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedZüglein an der wage » Zünglein an der Waage
Field (specific)Business/Commerce (general) » Idioms / Maxims / Sayings


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