never say die

German translation: gib niemals auf

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:never say die
German translation:gib niemals auf
Entered by: Alexander Schleber
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10:21 Aug 21, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: never say die
It's just a headline with no text underneath yet, so no context... but what does the expression mean?
Caro Maucher
Germany
Local time: 13:25
gib niemals auf
Explanation:
i.e. never give up. That is what this phrase means.

HTH
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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 13:25
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
na +5gib niemals auf
Alexander Schleber
na -2Sprich nie das Wort Sterben aus
Martina Ley


  

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18 mins peer agreement (net): -2
Sprich nie das Wort Sterben aus


Explanation:
oder Sag nie Sterben ...

Ich denke, es heißt, sprich nie das Wort Sterben aus.
Durch Benennung könnte man ...

Martina

Martina Ley
Local time: 13:25
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech
PRO pts in pair: 67

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Alexander Schleber: Taht's too literal and a sentence I have never heard used.
6 mins

disagree  Angela Dunskus-Gulick: This cannot be translated literally.
10 hrs
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23 mins peer agreement (net): +5
gib niemals auf


Explanation:
i.e. never give up. That is what this phrase means.

HTH

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 13:25
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1466
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  pschmitt: That's exactly what it means!
26 mins

agree  Roland Grefer
1 hr

agree  Katharina Boewig
2 hrs

agree  Angela Dunskus-Gulick
10 hrs

agree  Sven Petersson
19 hrs
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