02:34 Nov 27, 2010
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English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Medical - Journalism / Public affairs
English term or phrase: stitches
"Seine Lippe musste mit 12 Stichen genäht werden. Obamas Pressesprecher betonte ... " Die Texte verwenden Ausdrücke, wie "gets", "requires" stitches. Wenn ich mich recht erinnere, sprach man häufig von so und so vielen "Nadeln"?
Horst Huber (X)
United States
Local time: 04:55

Summary of answers provided
5 +10Stichen
Annett Dr. Behn-Krappa
Summary of reference entries provided
Nähte = sutures
British Diana

Discussion entries: 3



3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +10


Die Lippe des Präsidenten musste mit zwölf Stichen genäht werden (,1518,731471,00.html)

Annett Dr. Behn-Krappa
Local time: 10:55
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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Asker: Thank you very much for your very kind and collegial help!

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agree  Ulrike MacKay
52 mins
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agree  BrigitteHilgner: Die gängige Formulierung.
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agree  Robert Feuerlein
1 hr
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agree  Alexandra Collins
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agree  Ingeborg Gowans (X)
6 hrs
  -> Danke, Ingeborg!

agree  Irene Schlotter, Dipl.-Übers.: Auf jeden Fall handelt es sich hier um Stiche. Diesen Ausdruck wird auch jeder Arzt bestätigen.
7 hrs
  -> Danke, Irene!

agree  British Diana
12 hrs
  -> Thanks for confirming!

agree  Thayenga: Mit Irene. Schönen Sonntag noch. :)
1 day 3 hrs
  -> Danke schön und ebenso!

agree  Lonnie Legg
1 day 4 hrs
  -> Also thanks to you!

agree  Jenny Streitparth
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Reference comments

16 hrs
Reference: Nähte = sutures

Reference information:
Possibly the Asker has been thinking of Nähte for stiches

British Diana
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
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Asker: Danke bestens für den Hinweis!

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