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English translation: to counter / counter-attack / retort

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German term or phrase:kontern
English translation:to counter / counter-attack / retort
Entered by: Gauri Shringarpure
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02:49 Nov 9, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Journalism
German term or phrase: kontern
Der begleitete Selbstmord zweier Deutscher auf einem Waldparkplatz in der Schweiz hat scharfe Kritik ausgelöst. Politiker, Ärzte und Kirchenvertreter griffen die Sterbehilfeorganisation Dignitas an. Deren Gründer konterte, er habe keine andere Wahl gehabt.
Jianming Sun
Local time: 00:19
counter / counter-attack/assail / retort
Explanation:
I'd either go with plain counter, or counter-**** (where **** is the verb you used for "angreiffen" - provided it sounds correct with the prefix 'counter').

(I hope that makes sense!!)
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Gauri Shringarpure
United States
Local time: 09:19
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konterte
counter / counter-attack/assail / retort


Explanation:
I'd either go with plain counter, or counter-**** (where **** is the verb you used for "angreiffen" - provided it sounds correct with the prefix 'counter').

(I hope that makes sense!!)

Gauri Shringarpure
United States
Local time: 09:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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Changes made by editors
Nov 9, 2007 - Changes made by Gauri Shringarpure:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term
Nov 9, 2007 - Changes made by Johanna Timm, PhD:
Term askedkonterte » kontern
Field (specific)Other » Journalism


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