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08:08 Sep 28, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: compensated
He put in a second dart, compensated, and did a little better.

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najustierte or kompensierte
Anita Millar
Mats Wiman



50 mins

Er setzte einen zweiten Pfeil hinein, justierte und verbesserte sein Ergebnis

Mats Wiman
Local time: 06:46
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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51 mins
justierte or kompensierte

It really means " er hat seine vorgehrige Zielrichtung ausgeglichen",
so he adjusted the dart in a way that would compesnsate for the previous error. It was a kind of fine-tuning. But I would not use the word ausgleichen, as we don't know the details involved in aiming for the target. Justieren is felxible enough to allow for several possibilities, but kompensieren is a perfectly sound word in this context and you can't go wrong.
Good luck!

Anita Millar
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PRO pts in pair: 19
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