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Czech translation: nastrčený člověk (nastrceny clovek - for those who do not see accents)

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02:41 Jan 5, 2000
English to Czech translations [PRO]
Marketing
English term or phrase: strawman
I can´t find proper meening in dictionary, it should mean something like "condition" in this sense I guess. Thanks
David Sladek
Czech Republic
Local time: 10:28
Czech translation:nastrčený člověk (nastrceny clovek - for those who do not see accents)
Explanation:
There is not a single word in Czech for this. We sometimes use the German Strohmann in commentaries in papers etc., but it is not commonly known within broader population. Nastrčený člověk is the nearest description in Czech of the English strawman or German Strohmann.
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Karel Machala
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na +1nastrčený člověk (nastrceny clovek - for those who do not see accents)
Karel Machala
nadummy, stand-inKisztina Németh


  

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dummy, stand-in


Explanation:
word originally borrowed from German: Strohmann (der)
refers to someone who substitutes for somebody else, covering up his identity.
Used in Business: eg. Mr. Millionaire has a Strowman acting on his behalf in this business in order to mislead his competitors.
Check a Ger/Czeck dictionary
finance/business dictionaries

Kisztina Németh
Hungary
Local time: 10:28
Native speaker of: Native in HungarianHungarian
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nastrčený člověk (nastrceny clovek - for those who do not see accents)


Explanation:
There is not a single word in Czech for this. We sometimes use the German Strohmann in commentaries in papers etc., but it is not commonly known within broader population. Nastrčený člověk is the nearest description in Czech of the English strawman or German Strohmann.

Karel Machala
Local time: 10:28
Native speaker of: Czech
PRO pts in pair: 32
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