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in der Kritik stehen

English translation: he has been taking a lot of heat

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03:10 Sep 16, 2007
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
German term or phrase: in der Kritik stehen
Context: Seit Wochen steht Dieter Bröring, Leiter der Sektion Transplantationsmedizin und Biotechnologie des Universitätsklinikums Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), wegen umstrittener Lebertransplantationen zugunsten von Privatpatienten aus Saudi-Arabien in der Kritik.

Question: Is the sentence complete?
Jianming Sun
Local time: 04:29
English translation:he has been taking a lot of heat
Explanation:
Yes, the German sentence is perfectly complete:

in der Kritik stehen = to be criticized
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Nicole Schnell
United States
Local time: 13:29
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Summary of answers provided
3 +1he has been taking a lot of heat
Nicole Schnell


  

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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
steht
he has been taking a lot of heat


Explanation:
Yes, the German sentence is perfectly complete:

in der Kritik stehen = to be criticized

Nicole Schnell
United States
Local time: 13:29
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 64
Grading comment
Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Hollywood: or: has been taking a lot of flak
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  -> Thank you, David! :-)
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Sep 17, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedsteht » in der Kritik stehen
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