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die eigene Haut zu Markte tragen

English translation: to risk one's neck

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German term or phrase:die eigene Haut zu Markte tragen
English translation:to risk one's neck
Entered by: Ingeborg Gowans
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01:34 Nov 10, 2007
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German term or phrase: die eigene Haut zu Markte tragen
sich mit gewalttätigen Menschen auseinandersetzen und auch ansonsten die eigene Haut zu Markte tragen
Jianming Sun
Local time: 05:21
to risk one's neck
Explanation:
without further context this is definitely the meaning found in the dicitonary. You must decide whether this is meant here
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Ingeborg Gowans
Canada
Local time: 18:21
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3 +3to risk one's neck
Ingeborg Gowans


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41 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
die eigene Haut zu Markte tragen
to risk one's neck


Explanation:
without further context this is definitely the meaning found in the dicitonary. You must decide whether this is meant here

Ingeborg Gowans
Canada
Local time: 18:21
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 27
Grading comment
Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Bernhard Sulzer
8 mins
  -> thanks, Bernhard

agree  Sabine Akabayov, PhD
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agree  EdithK
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Changes made by editors
Nov 10, 2007 - Changes made by Ingeborg Gowans:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term
Nov 10, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term asked die eigene Haut zu Markte tragen » die eigene Haut zu Markte tragen
Nov 10, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)Journalism » Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
Nov 10, 2007 - Changes made by Johanna Timm, PhD:
Field (specific)Other » Journalism


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