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English term or phrase:small, medium, large
Dutch translation:klein, middel, groot
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08:39 Jan 23, 2001
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: small, medium, large
refers to sizes, like clothing sizes
Eric Rick
small, medium, large
Explanation:
In Dutch shops, that is in the Netherlands, we just use small, medium and large, I've never seen these words translated when refering to clothing sizes. If you want or have to translate them anyway, klein, middel and groot as suggested by Traverse and Delta will do fine.

Have a nice evening,
Carla
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Carla Zwanenberg
Netherlands
Local time: 03:48
Grading comment
Thanks for the extra explanation of the usage. I'm actually going to use these to describe sizes of medical implants, just used the clothing example to give some common context. Thanks for your help!
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Summary of answers provided
naidemPaul Adriaenssens
nasmall, medium, large
Carla Zwanenberg
naklein, medium, groot
Evert DELOOF-SYS
naklein, middel, grootxxxtraverse


  

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14 mins
klein, middel, groot


Explanation:
in sommige gevallen wordt ook "medium" gehandhaafd in een vertaling, maar "klein" en "groot" voor resp. "small" en "large" kun je in alle contexten gebruiken. Succes!

xxxtraverse
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36 mins
klein, medium, groot


Explanation:

Clothing sizes: S (small), M (medium), L(large), XL (extra large), XXL (extra large) is used over here as well
woulmd translate into: 'klein' (lit.: 'smal'), 'medium' or 'middelmaat', 'groot', 'extra groot'...

When related to companies, you'd have to use: 'klein', 'middelgroot' and 'groot'

HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 03:48
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
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1 hr
small, medium, large


Explanation:
In Dutch shops, that is in the Netherlands, we just use small, medium and large, I've never seen these words translated when refering to clothing sizes. If you want or have to translate them anyway, klein, middel and groot as suggested by Traverse and Delta will do fine.

Have a nice evening,
Carla

Carla Zwanenberg
Netherlands
Local time: 03:48
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 317
Grading comment
Thanks for the extra explanation of the usage. I'm actually going to use these to describe sizes of medical implants, just used the clothing example to give some common context. Thanks for your help!
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33 days
idem


Explanation:
in Belgium these terms are not translated either; you will often hear the pronunciation tampered with, though


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