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English term or phrase:swing suits
German translation:Swing-Kleidung
Entered by: Alexander Schleber
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11:25 Oct 27, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: swing suits
Charges imposed in the linen supply business. No further context available.
EMatt
Local time: 06:16
Swing-Kleidung
Explanation:
Confessions of a Sugar Palm swinger - The Daily Revolution: ...
... this could go on forever. The men were always sharp-dressed, some in zoot suits,
or swing suits, and others in 50's greaser attire. The ladies invariably wore ...
dailyrevolution.org/thursday/sugarpalm.html - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

hateeverything.com -
... Somewhere out there, there has to be closets full of flannel grunge shirts, swing
suits, No Fear accessories, and those idiotic MC Hammer-esque rave pants. In ...
www.hateeverything.com/features/rants/prostest.html - 15k - Cached - Similar pages

I think it is an ionvention that's bets translated according to the present-day conventions: use the first part that is untranslateable, add a hyphen, and then add something descripive from the target language. That's "Swing-Kleidung".
Pure invention and no hits on Google.

Maybe that plays in BRD.

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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 12:16
Grading comment
Thanks.
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3 +3Swing-Kleidung
Alexander Schleber


  

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Swing-Kleidung


Explanation:
Confessions of a Sugar Palm swinger - The Daily Revolution: ...
... this could go on forever. The men were always sharp-dressed, some in zoot suits,
or swing suits, and others in 50's greaser attire. The ladies invariably wore ...
dailyrevolution.org/thursday/sugarpalm.html - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

hateeverything.com -
... Somewhere out there, there has to be closets full of flannel grunge shirts, swing
suits, No Fear accessories, and those idiotic MC Hammer-esque rave pants. In ...
www.hateeverything.com/features/rants/prostest.html - 15k - Cached - Similar pages

I think it is an ionvention that's bets translated according to the present-day conventions: use the first part that is untranslateable, add a hyphen, and then add something descripive from the target language. That's "Swing-Kleidung".
Pure invention and no hits on Google.

Maybe that plays in BRD.



Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 12:16
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1466
Grading comment
Thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  gangels
18 hrs

agree  Hans-Henning Judek: Would do the same, Alexander.
1 day 7 hrs

agree  JózsefÁrpád Bende
3 days 14 hrs
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