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English translation: found/produced

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Dutch term or phrase:voorkomen
English translation:found/produced
Entered by: Cynthia Brals-Rud
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02:19 Feb 27, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: voorkomen x 3
In the following sentences:

- De meest voorkomende productielanden zijn...

- Buiten Europa komt de plant voor in ....

- De meest geproduceerde olie, komt masaal voor in ....

Thanks!
Cynthia Brals-Rud
Local time: 21:52
The countries most commonly producing ...
Explanation:
Outside Europe the plant is commonly found in ...
The bulk of the oil is produced in large quantities in ...
Selected response from:

xxxjarry
South Africa
Local time: 22:52
Grading comment
Many thanks to all of you!
Jarry: why did you use the bulk of the oil here? Let me know if you have the time. Only if you have the time.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naThe countries most commonly producing ...xxxjarry
naOutside of Europe, the plant can be found
Evert DELOOF-SYS
nacommon & foundTitia Dijkstra


  

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23 mins
common & found


Explanation:
I believe that this translation is context bound.
In the first sentence, it should be
'the most common producing countries ...', next 'outside Europe, the plant can be found in' and in the last sentence I would also use 'found'.

Titia Dijkstra
Local time: 21:52
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 84
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36 mins
Outside of Europe, the plant can be found


Explanation:
in sentence 2:
'voorkomen' = here in the sense of: to be found ('gevonden worden'), sometimes also 'to occur'

1 - 3: occur

'veel (geregeld) voorkomen'= to be of frequent (regular) occurrence

The ...oil occurs on a massive scale in...

The most frequently occurring production countries are...

HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 21:52
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 1278
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42 mins
The countries most commonly producing ...


Explanation:
Outside Europe the plant is commonly found in ...
The bulk of the oil is produced in large quantities in ...

xxxjarry
South Africa
Local time: 22:52
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 3855
Grading comment
Many thanks to all of you!
Jarry: why did you use the bulk of the oil here? Let me know if you have the time. Only if you have the time.
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