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begin to turn things around with remarkable speed

Dutch translation: ...begonnen buitengewoon snel de zaken anders aan te pakken.

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11:12 Jan 4, 2001
English to Dutch translations [PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: begin to turn things around with remarkable speed
Context:Koprowski left Lederle to take over the directorship of the Wistar Institute, taking Tom Norton and a number of scientists with him. Once installed at the Wistar, however, Koprowski and Norton began to turn things around with remarkable speed. They swiftly announced the development of a new type 1 strain derived from the fourth human passage of the old SM strain and a type 3 strain known as Fox - both of which they were producing in monkey kidney.
Ellen2000
Local time: 02:18
Dutch translation:...begonnen buitengewoon snel de zaken anders aan te pakken.
Explanation:
alternates:

.....begonnen opvallend snel veranderingen door te voeren

.....begonnen opmerkelijk snel de zaken anders aan te pakken.

expl. : "turn things around" > to make changes / to change things.
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Wouter van Kampen
Thailand
Local time: 08:18
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Summary of answers provided
nabegonnen opmerkelijk snel hun stempel (op het instituut) te drukkenPaul Adriaenssens
naEenmaal K & N goed ingeburgerd
Evert DELOOF-SYS
na...begonnen buitengewoon snel de zaken anders aan te pakken.
Wouter van Kampen


  

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27 mins
...begonnen buitengewoon snel de zaken anders aan te pakken.


Explanation:
alternates:

.....begonnen opvallend snel veranderingen door te voeren

.....begonnen opmerkelijk snel de zaken anders aan te pakken.

expl. : "turn things around" > to make changes / to change things.


Wouter van Kampen
Thailand
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30 mins
Eenmaal K & N goed ingeburgerd


Explanation:
waren aan het W.(instituut)(or 'Van zodra K & N goed ingeburgerd waren...'), volgde al heel snel een totale ommezwaai (or 'kentering').

The above is one way of translating your sentence. There are many more possibilities, but I think the above sounds OK :)

No references needed. Native speaker


HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
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Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
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18 days
begonnen opmerkelijk snel hun stempel (op het instituut) te drukken


Explanation:
begonnen opmerkelijk snel de zaken naar hun hand te zetten

two idiomatic (mildly metaphoric) ways to say their personal opinions prevailed in redirecting the institute

Paul Adriaenssens
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