Germany is socially homogenous by suggesting something rather different.

English translation: These discourses have ...

13:49 Apr 2, 2005
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
English term or phrase: Germany is socially homogenous by suggesting something rather different.
I don't know what this sentence mean.
pfchen
Local time: 14:33
English translation:These discourses have ...
Explanation:
I'm pretty sure that "suggesting" refers to "discourses" rather than "Germany", as follows_

"By suggesting something rather different, these discourses have also challenged the official line that Germany is socially homogenous."
Selected response from:

IanW (X)
Local time: 08:33
Grading comment
Thank you very much for helping me.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
3 +14These discourses have ...
IanW (X)


Discussion entries: 2





  

Answers


40 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +14
"suggesting" refers to "discourses"
These discourses have ...


Explanation:
I'm pretty sure that "suggesting" refers to "discourses" rather than "Germany", as follows_

"By suggesting something rather different, these discourses have also challenged the official line that Germany is socially homogenous."


IanW (X)
Local time: 08:33
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you very much for helping me.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Dr Sue Levy (X): I'm sure you're right Ian. Punctuation gone haywire!
6 mins

agree  David Moore
9 mins

agree  Jörgen Slet
14 mins

agree  Armorel Young
21 mins

agree  RHELLER: or "very different"
24 mins

agree  humbird
25 mins

agree  Robert Donahue (X)
42 mins

agree  silvia b (X)
49 mins

agree  Charlie Bavington (X): yup, makes sense
1 hr

agree  Alp Berker
1 hr

agree  madak
1 hr

agree  Refugio
1 hr

agree  Can Altinbay: Sounds good to me.
3 hrs

agree  Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
21 hrs
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)



Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.


See also:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search