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wel boven water (uitvoering)

English translation: would be/come clear; well-established

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Dutch term or phrase:well boven water zou hebben
English translation:would be/come clear; well-established
Entered by: Cynthia Brals-Rud
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06:38 Mar 30, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
Dutch term or phrase: wel boven water (uitvoering)
Nice suggestions for this expression?

"..dat we daarmee... en traditionele uitvoering wel boven water zouden hebben"

Thanks!
Cynthia Brals-Rud
Local time: 18:21
it would have become clear/apparent
Explanation:
I was also wondering if the road was built over water, but I think it means if the situation became clear whether they would use this traditional execution versus another method.
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Marijke Mayer
Netherlands
Local time: 18:21
Grading comment
Thanks!
Jarry: fig. Good point
Marijke: you got it so right: the sentence includes the word differences and it is indeed a comparison.

Thank you all!

3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nawell on its way
Madeleine van Zanten
nait would have become clear/apparent
Marijke Mayer
nait would have become clear/apparent
Marijke Mayer
naIs this meant literally or figuratively?xxxjarry


  

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49 mins
Is this meant literally or figuratively?


Explanation:
Or do they simply mean "achieve"?

xxxjarry
South Africa
Local time: 19:21
Native speaker of: English
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2 hrs
it would have become clear/apparent


Explanation:
I was also wondering if the road was built over water, but I think it means if the situation became clear whether they would use this traditional execution versus another method.

Marijke Mayer
Netherlands
Local time: 18:21
Native speaker of: Dutch
PRO pts in pair: 525
Grading comment
Thanks!
Jarry: fig. Good point
Marijke: you got it so right: the sentence includes the word differences and it is indeed a comparison.

Thank you all!
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2 hrs
it would have become clear/apparent


Explanation:
I was also wondering if the road was built over water, but I think it means if the situation became clear whether they would use this traditional execution versus another method.

Marijke Mayer
Netherlands
Local time: 18:21
Native speaker of: Dutch
PRO pts in pair: 525
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2 hrs
well on its way


Explanation:
or even well established

expl:

this is what this expression means

Madeleine van Zanten
Switzerland
Local time: 18:21
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 64
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