pověření "na oko"

English translation: ostensibly appointed

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Czech term or phrase:pověření \"na oko\"
English translation:ostensibly appointed
Entered by: Dylan Edwards

11:24 Sep 1, 2019
Czech to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Czech term or phrase: pověření "na oko"
Žádný z úkonů, které jsem v rámci firmy ... prováděl, jsem nedělal samostatně a o ničem jsem nerozhodoval, a to i přes pověření "na oko" funkcí vedoucí pražské kanceláře.
Dylan Edwards
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:59
ostensibly appointed
Explanation:
“na oko” means “ostensibly”, “on the face of it”.

So he’s saying that despite ostensibly being appointed to head the Prague office, he never got to work autonomously or take decisions on anything, i.e. he was manager in name only.
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Stuart Hoskins
Local time: 23:59
Grading comment
Thank you, it makes sense now - and, yes, it should be "vedoucího".
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ostensibly appointed


Explanation:
“na oko” means “ostensibly”, “on the face of it”.

So he’s saying that despite ostensibly being appointed to head the Prague office, he never got to work autonomously or take decisions on anything, i.e. he was manager in name only.


Stuart Hoskins
Local time: 23:59
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 56
Grading comment
Thank you, it makes sense now - and, yes, it should be "vedoucího".

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Elizabeth Spacilova
1 hr
  -> Thanks, Elizabeth.

agree  Jiri Lonsky: Curious gender disagreement in the source: while the speaker is a man, "vedoucí" in "pověřený funkcí vedoucí" is feminine. Masculine would be "vedoucího".
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Jiri.
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