Fleshing it out

German translation: Zur Veranschaulichung

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English term or phrase:Fleshing it out
German translation:Zur Veranschaulichung
Entered by: Irene Fried

07:26 Jan 16, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Fleshing it out
Hi there,

this is the title of a small chapter in a book about budgets. Unfortunately not much context available. Thanks for any suggestions
Irene Fried
Germany
Local time: 11:48
Zur Veranschaulichung
Explanation:
Difficult without context, however "fleshing out" can also mean further explaining something that was said before - does that make sense?
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Birgit Yandle (X)
Australia
Local time: 19:48
Grading comment
Thanks to all of you who answered. I think this is the one that fits my context: In this chapter one has a closer look to what has been explained before.
Regards, Irene
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Summary of answers provided
naZur Veranschaulichung
Birgit Yandle (X)
naausfüllen
Ulrike Lieder (X)
nas.b.
ruebaer


  

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56 mins
s.b.


Explanation:
aufstocken, erweitern, ankurbeln, (neu)beleben, bereichern

depending on what is happening to the budget later on in the text.


flesh out:
Collins:
2. to expand or become more substantial
Muret-Sanders:
Substanz verleihen, anreichern, mit Leben erfüllen

good luck



    xx
ruebaer
Local time: 10:48
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2 hrs
ausfüllen


Explanation:
or Daten/Zahlen eingeben/eintragen, possibly also erweitern.

You're adding "meat" (in the form of figures) to the basic budget structure.

HTH!

Ulrike Lieder (X)
Local time: 02:48
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1505
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4 hrs
Zur Veranschaulichung


Explanation:
Difficult without context, however "fleshing out" can also mean further explaining something that was said before - does that make sense?


    Collins German Dictionary, Second Edition
Birgit Yandle (X)
Australia
Local time: 19:48
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 31
Grading comment
Thanks to all of you who answered. I think this is the one that fits my context: In this chapter one has a closer look to what has been explained before.
Regards, Irene
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