someone is going to get hurt

German translation: Das kann nicht gut gehen

English term or phrase:Someone is going to get hurt
German translation:Das kann nicht gut gehen
Entered by: Gudrun Wolfrath

11:31 Jul 19, 2018
English to German translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Journalism
English term or phrase: someone is going to get hurt
As DIY gene editing gains popularity, "Someone is going to get hurt"

After researchers created a virus from mail-order DNA, scientists are sounding the alarm about the genetic tinkering carried out in garages and living rooms. Even a biohacker says "Someone is going to get hurt." And Lawrence O. Gostin, an adviser on pandemic influenza preparedness to the World Health Organization, said, “There are really only two things that could wipe 30 million people off of the planet: a nuclear weapon, or a biological one. Somehow, the US government fears and prepares for the former, but not remotely for the latter. It baffles me.”

Hat jemand eine Idee für diese Überschrift? Hier meine bisherige Lösung: "Gentechnik aus der Garage: eine tickende Zeitbombe".
Olaf Reibedanz
Local time: 20:56
Das kann nicht gut gehen
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Gudrun Wolfrath
Local time: 03:56
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Danke, Gudrun – diese Lösung finde ich super!
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3 +4Das kann nicht gut gehen
Gudrun Wolfrath

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Das kann nicht gut gehen


Gudrun Wolfrath
Local time: 03:56
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 67
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Danke, Gudrun – diese Lösung finde ich super!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Thomas Pfann: „Bis einer weint“ war mein erster Gedanke, aber ich glaube, deine Lösung ist besser – oder auch Olafs eigener Vorschlag. ;-)
23 mins
  -> Schnüfz :) danke Thomas

agree  Katja Schoone: Passt ;-)
3 hrs
  -> danke Katja

agree  Johanna Timm, PhD: Prima
14 hrs
  -> danke Johanna

agree  Steffen Walter
20 hrs
  -> danke Steffen
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