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English translation: we try to avoid this by watching it/them carefully/constantly

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08:10 Aug 22, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: er boven op te zitten
Dat proberen we tegen te houden door er boven op te zitten.
Frank Hesse
Australia
Local time: 13:06
English translation:we try to avoid this by watching it/them carefully/constantly
Explanation:
or closely.

Er boven op zitten > to watch closely, or: not let go.

(Dutch native speaker)
Selected response from:

Madeleine van Zanten
Switzerland
Local time: 03:06
Grading comment
This fits in best.Dank je.
frank
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1We try to prevent this by staying on top of it.
txaccuracy
nawe try to avoid this by watching it/them carefully/constantly
Madeleine van Zanten
naWe wil try to avoid that by staying on top of things.....
Dave Greatrix
nanip it in the bud
Marijke Mayer
nabeing on top of itlkoch99


  

Answers


10 mins
being on top of it


Explanation:
'we try to resist it by being on top of it'

i.e., being aware of what's happening, monitoring it

lkoch99
Local time: 21:06
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 64
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11 mins
nip it in the bud


Explanation:
another choice for you!


    own exp.
Marijke Mayer
Netherlands
Local time: 03:06
Native speaker of: Dutch
PRO pts in pair: 525
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59 mins
We wil try to avoid that by staying on top of things.....


Explanation:
or replace "things" with "the situation."

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:06
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
We try to prevent this by staying on top of it.


Explanation:
Het ziet ernaar uit dat ze iets willen voorkomen door er boven op te zitten.

Succes :)

Christa

txaccuracy
PRO pts in pair: 13

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tina Vonhof: best answer
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1 hr
we try to avoid this by watching it/them carefully/constantly


Explanation:
or closely.

Er boven op zitten > to watch closely, or: not let go.

(Dutch native speaker)

Madeleine van Zanten
Switzerland
Local time: 03:06
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 64
Grading comment
This fits in best.Dank je.
frank
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