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to shift a minimum of

English translation: sell

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English term or phrase:shift
English translation:sell
Entered by: Abdelmonem Samir
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20:10 Jul 5, 2007
English to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks
English term or phrase: to shift a minimum of
Ford expects to shift a minimum of 60,000 units per year in Europe, citing this as realistic in the face of competitors reaching 100,000 sales.

What does shift mean here?
Abdelmonem Samir
Local time: 23:38
sell
Explanation:
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Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:38
Grading comment
thanks. I found it on OED as well.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +9sell
Jack Doughty


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +9
sell


Explanation:
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Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:38
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 64
Grading comment
thanks. I found it on OED as well.
Notes to answerer
Asker: that's what I thought. But I didn't find any dictionaries to support my hunch.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mike Gogulski
1 min
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agree  Tony M
2 mins
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agree  Alexander Demyanov
5 mins
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agree  CJG
24 mins
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agree  Richard Benham: Very reminiscent of "Minder"....
31 mins
  -> Thank you. Yes, that concession would be a nice little earner.

agree  jccantrell
35 mins
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agree  Ken Cox: informal British English; the definition 'sell' *is* listed in the Oxford Dictionary of English
2 hrs
  -> Thank you. Yes, my Illustrated OED says: shift - sell, esp. quickly, in large quantities, or dishonestly.

agree  Laurent Boudias
4 hrs
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agree  xxxBuhanka: http://www.bookieclub.com/idevaffiliate/idevaffiliate.php?id... this is better
15 hrs
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