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German term English translation
Meisterart, nach masterfully crafted
"blauen Brief" letter of warning
Entered by: Jessica Klingberg
"Hiebwaffe" vs "Schneidwaffe" hacking/slashing vs cutting weapon
"Max Mustermann"=? see a discussion here
'ran gewichst und nicht gezittert let's get on with it no matter what; let's get to it without delay ( no time to be afraid)
(...) zum Aufwärmen verweilen (...) spend time out of the cold
Entered by: Helen Shiner
(sich) etwas vorschnurren repeat to themselves with great self-satisfaction
...dann hat er die Arschkarte gezogen ...then he got screwed
45 Jahre alt oder älter age 45 or above
a.St. alter Stil
abbekommen etwas abbekommen - to be at the receiving end of something
abrufen also (always) do our best
Absahnen und Abzocken skimming and ripping off
Abschied nehmen müssen Losing one's mother ...
Entered by: Tanja Spath-Nagazi
abweichend not what the (customer) was expecting/expected
Ach wie gut, dass niemand weiß, das ich in Rumpels Stielchen beiß... Rumpel better play it wise, or he'll be in for a surprise!
Aktionsrückläufer sales promotion responses
Entered by: jccantrell
Alles dran, alles drin fully equipped
Entered by: Paula Price
alles gut einrichten um nachzukommen undertake all the proper preparations so xx can follow
Alles steht auf Anfang We\'re starting with a clean slate again
allgemein zu empfehlen ist es sicherlich nicht it cannot be generally recommended
alte Möhre obsolete {old, decrepit} piece of equipment
Entered by: Jonathan Whiteley
Alter ist ein Zustand und kein Verdienst there's no credit attached to age
Altpräses former president
Entered by: Stephen Sadie
am kalten Ende at the cold end
AMP average manufacturing price
an der Wand haben pinned to the wall/pinned against a wall
an die Betroffenen vorwurfsvoll herangetragen werden ..those concerned are reproachfully confronted by...
an Lebensüberdruss zu Grunde gehen life's weary woes will prove our undoing
an Sicherheit grenzende Wahrscheinlichkeit all but / viturally / with reasonable certainty
Entered by: Christine Lam
Angaben jeweils Jahresende year-end figures
Entered by: Robert Dunn
Angänge approaches
Entered by: Susan Madden
angeblich claimed and a variety of other meanings acc to context
Entered by: Susan Welsh
angesetzt deployed
Entered by: Goldcoaster
Ankauf des Bildes von Herrn X purchase of the painting from Mr X
Anknüpfungspunkt point of reference
Anliegendes Schriftstück erhalten Sie zur Kenntnis und gegebenenfalls Stellungnahme Enclosed please find the document, which is sent to you for your information and comments, if any
Anreizsystem incentive system or incentives
Anruf persönlich entgegennehmen unfortunately I cannot answer your call personally
Entered by: Alexander Schleber
Ansprechpartner you had an open ear for everyone, sounding board
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