colleagues’ house

German translation: von Kollegen

19:44 Feb 12, 2015
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - Other
English term or phrase: colleagues’ house
At first, coffee grounds were collected form coffee shops and colleagues’ houses. When demand grew, more and more coffee grounds were sourced from coffee factories.

Was genau ist ein colleagues’ house?
vkrauch
Germany
German translation:von Kollegen
Explanation:
Das würde ich hier ganz wörtlich verstehen: Anfangs hat man den Kaffeesatz von Cafés und Kollegen bekommen, später musste man das Ganze dann aufgrund der steigenden Nachfrage etwas professioneller aufziehen und andere Quellen auftun.
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Thomas Pfann
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from colleagues’ houses
von Kollegen


Explanation:
Das würde ich hier ganz wörtlich verstehen: Anfangs hat man den Kaffeesatz von Cafés und Kollegen bekommen, später musste man das Ganze dann aufgrund der steigenden Nachfrage etwas professioneller aufziehen und andere Quellen auftun.

Thomas Pfann
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:57
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 4
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Benjamin Schmitt
35 mins

agree  Marion Hallouet
42 mins

agree  Linguaphil: klar, die Kollegen haben ja die Kaffeedose zu Hause :-)
56 mins

agree  Katja Schoone
1 hr

agree  Danik 2014
1 hr

agree  Clare Bentley
2 hrs

agree  Michaela Bittner
6 hrs

agree  Peter Keegan
13 hrs

agree  EK Yokohama
15 hrs

agree  Nicole Göbel
20 hrs

agree  Gudrun Wolfrath
22 hrs
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