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German translation: Grünes, knappes Oberteil

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13:18 Jul 11, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: green tank
She was wearing a gun belt, green tank, boots and shorts.
Loretta
German translation:Grünes, knappes Oberteil
Explanation:
A tank top. Yeah, these are the sleeveless tops girls and women-and just about any female in the early 90's- used to wear. If you're from the States, you'll know what I mean.

i don't think there is a 100% translation, but in Germany, tops like these are described and called "knappe shirts, knappe Oberteile".

Hope this helps!

Ciao! :)
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ChristinaT
Local time: 11:24
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Summary of answers provided
nagrünes Tank TopUschi (Ursula) Walke
naGrünes, knappes Oberteil
ChristinaT
nagrünes Top im Turnhemd-StilUlrike Lieder


  

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7 mins
grünes Top im Turnhemd-Stil


Explanation:
tank is short for tank top = a sleeveless shirt

Das weiße Top im Turnhemd-Stil ist aus reiner Baumwolle (ab 15,95 Mark, Neckermann). Es passt prima zur bequemen Stretch-Hose in ...
www.bildderfrau.de/mus/akt/04701/index_2.shtml

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 02:24
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8 mins
Grünes, knappes Oberteil


Explanation:
A tank top. Yeah, these are the sleeveless tops girls and women-and just about any female in the early 90's- used to wear. If you're from the States, you'll know what I mean.

i don't think there is a 100% translation, but in Germany, tops like these are described and called "knappe shirts, knappe Oberteile".

Hope this helps!

Ciao! :)


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ChristinaT
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4 hrs
grünes Tank Top


Explanation:
although Langenscheidt and Oxford Duden translate it at Pullunder, I would use Tank Top in this context.

The are hundreds of German google sites, also for Tank-Top and Tanktop, predominantly Tank Top, eg.

'PROMODORO Tank Top. Sie suchen sich ein shirt aus, lassen uns Ihr eigenes Motiv zukommen und wir schicken Ihnen das Produkt direkt ins Haus.'

'Immer häufiger können in Schwimmbädern ... sogenannte 'Tankinis' beobachtet werden, eine Mischung aus Tank Top und Bikini ...'

HTH




    Reference: http://shirttuning.de/bestellen/tanktop.html
    Reference: http://style.hotvision.de/2021.htm
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
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