spinning a globe

German translation: eine Erdkugel drehen

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English term or phrase:spinning a globe
German translation:eine Erdkugel drehen
Entered by: Sandy A Pirie

22:14 Apr 8, 2005
English to German translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Education / Pedagogy / library
English term or phrase: spinning a globe
The ICDL’s Simple Search and Location Search interfaces allow young children to search for new books and retrieve previously read books through categories they can easily understand such as true or make believe, book color, length, how a book makes them feel, or **by spinning a globe**.
Teresa Schaeffer
Germany
Local time: 03:38
indem sie einen Globus/eine Erdkugel zum drehen bringen
Explanation:
The globe has got to be the Earth.


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Note added at 6 mins (2005-04-08 22:20:49 GMT)
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On the other hand, it may simply be a \'Kugel\'.

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Note added at 9 mins (2005-04-08 22:23:38 GMT)
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I\'ve just been to the ICDL site; the chidren have to turn the Earth to find a book.

www.icdlbooks.org/
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Sandy A Pirie
Local time: 02:38
Grading comment
Thank you, I had the same idea, to have a look at the website. The solution was not that difficult :-)
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4 -1indem sie einen Globus/eine Erdkugel zum drehen bringen
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indem sie einen Globus/eine Erdkugel zum drehen bringen


Explanation:
The globe has got to be the Earth.


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Note added at 6 mins (2005-04-08 22:20:49 GMT)
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On the other hand, it may simply be a \'Kugel\'.

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Note added at 9 mins (2005-04-08 22:23:38 GMT)
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I\'ve just been to the ICDL site; the chidren have to turn the Earth to find a book.

www.icdlbooks.org/

Sandy A Pirie
Local time: 02:38
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you, I had the same idea, to have a look at the website. The solution was not that difficult :-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Elimar Orlopp: Doch hier wird "Drehen" groß geschrieben.
15 mins

neutral  Rolf Bueskens: Ich meine, das Instrument heisst 'Globus'!!
1 hr
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