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English translation: toolsmanufacturer famous for their adjustable spanner

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Dutch term or phrase:bahco
English translation:toolsmanufacturer famous for their adjustable spanner
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10:50 Aug 19, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Dutch term or phrase: bahco
is dit een gereedschapsfabriek?
Saskia
Local time: 14:04
Adjustable spanner
Explanation:
Bahco is a brand name synonymous with the adjustable spanner.
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Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:04
Grading comment
Thank you for your help. In this case, the text "man with bahco" will accompany a picture, which was not yet available, so adjustable spanner is appropriate.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2Bahco
Evert DELOOF-SYS
najust a thought !
Dave Greatrix
na -1Adjustable spanner
Dave Greatrix


  

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32 mins peer agreement (net): -1
Adjustable spanner


Explanation:
Bahco is a brand name synonymous with the adjustable spanner.

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:04
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747
Grading comment
Thank you for your help. In this case, the text "man with bahco" will accompany a picture, which was not yet available, so adjustable spanner is appropriate.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Sven Petersson: Brand name yes, synonymous with the adjustable spanner no!
1 hr
  -> I spent 16 years in the construction industry in Holland, and believe me a Bahco is an adjustable spanner.
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47 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Bahco


Explanation:
Name of quite a famous company(handsaws, tools etc). Same in English (of course)

Ref. (via www.google.com or go directly to www.bahco.com):

Bahco Group, one of the world's largest manufacturers of handsaws and sawblades, also offers a wide range of tools for engineering, construction, metal cut-off and horticulture applications. In addition to saws, other products include wrenches, spanners, pliers, files and pruning tools.

Bahco Group, formerly Sandvik Saws & Tools, is now part of the Snap-on Inc. group of companies. Products will be available under the Bahco Fish and Hook logo. The Sandvik name is used under license from Sandvik AB.

HTH



Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 21:04
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 1278

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sven Petersson
1 hr

agree  Yves Georges: obviously your answer is more adequate to the context than David's
3 hrs
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1 hr
just a thought !


Explanation:
If your sentence was for example "pass me the Bahco", it would be as I said an adjustable spanner, ask any Dutchman what a Bahco is and he would say the same.

If the sentence is for example,"What do Bahco do?" The answer would be that they manufacture tools. So as ever it depends on the context.

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:04
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747
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