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English translation: betrayed

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19:19 Mar 20, 2007
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general) / Belgian judgment
Dutch term or phrase: verschalken
Het feit is ernstig: beklaagde heeft op schaamteloze wijze het vertrouwen dat de burgerlijk partij in hem stelde verschalkt. This gentleman embezzled more than a million dollars from his boss. I can't think of the right term. Dithered away?
Buck
Netherlands
Local time: 14:29
English translation:betrayed
Explanation:
he betrayed their confidence



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Note added at 1 hr (2007-03-20 20:20:48 GMT)
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verschalken generally means to outwit someone and is used with an animate object
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Andre de Vries
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:29
Grading comment
thanks
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4 +3betrayedAndre de Vries


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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
betrayed


Explanation:
he betrayed their confidence



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Note added at 1 hr (2007-03-20 20:20:48 GMT)
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verschalken generally means to outwit someone and is used with an animate object


Andre de Vries
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:29
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 56
Grading comment
thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Erik Boers
1 min
  -> thanks

agree  Willem Verkist: maar het Nederlands wringt, verschalken kan je zo niet gebruiken
10 mins
  -> thanks

agree  Tina Vonhof: betrayed their trust.
1 hr
  -> bedankt
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