voor rekening

English translation: responsible

07:18 Apr 7, 2005
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
Dutch term or phrase: voor rekening
Hello again, everyone . . .

One more question: 'voor rekening' in constructions is best translated as 'at the expense (of)', right? I am proofreading a project in which the original translator almost always used 'for the account (of)', as in:

. . . geschiedt geheel voor rekening en risico van . . .

Translated: '. . . will be undertaken entirely for the account of . . . '

My idea: ' . . . will be undertaken (occur) at the expense of . . . '

Any preferences?
bgranger
Netherlands
Local time: 10:27
English translation:responsible
Explanation:
I would turn it around:
xxx will assume full responsibility and risk for ...

It depends on what comes before and after though.
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Marijke Singer
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:27
Grading comment
thank you
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responsible


Explanation:
I would turn it around:
xxx will assume full responsibility and risk for ...

It depends on what comes before and after though.

Marijke Singer
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:27
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 52
Grading comment
thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Pierre Grabowski (X): in this context I agree with Marijke
4 mins
  -> Thanks, Pierre!

agree  shineda: het gaat hier niet om een rekening, maar erom de verantwoordelijke persoon vast te stellen (of vast te leggen)
1 hr
  -> Thanks, shineda!

agree  Tina Vonhof
10 hrs
  -> Thanks, Tina!

agree  sparow: juist
14 hrs
  -> Thank you, Sparow!
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