At stemme med fødderne

21:39 Apr 9, 2005
English to Danish translations [Non-PRO]
Other / Politics
English term or phrase: At stemme med fødderne
Jeg har ledt over alt efter udtrykket: At stemme med fødderne oversat til engelsk, men har indtil videre måtte give op. Er det nogen der har et forslag?
Gitte Gifford
Local time: 13:24


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5 +1they voted with their feet
Charlesp
5 +1to vote with ones feet
Sven Petersson


  

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at stemme med fødderne
to vote with ones feet


Explanation:
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Note added at 12 mins (2005-04-09 21:52:09 GMT)
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http://www.historyofmilitary.com/Exit_Voice_and_Loyalty_Resp...
http://patrifriedman.com/projects/independence/money.html

QED

Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 13:24
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 30

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Charlesp: correct,butnot often expressed this way (and should have an aptrophty: "to vote with one's feet"
17 hrs
  -> It should indeed be written: "to vote with one's feet". Thanks for the correction!
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16 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
at stemme med fødderne
they voted with their feet


Explanation:
the other answer is also correct

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Note added at 16 hrs 48 mins (2005-04-10 14:28:07 GMT)
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this is correct, though not said in this way (but if it was, there needs to be an apostphy\" to vote with one\'s feet

Charlesp
Sweden
Local time: 13:24
Native speaker of: English

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christine Andersen: It would certainly be understood. The line of thought in a text written in English be 'actions speak louder than words' or something about the actions of the silent majority, but keep 'voting with their feet' in translation: it's fresher than cliches
16 hrs
  -> thanks
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