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to wing it

German translation: improvisieren

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English term or phrase:to wing it
German translation:improvisieren
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08:28 Jan 19, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: to wing it
Phrase in this sentence:
And if you haven't got the budget or last year's accounts, you'll have to wing it.

It is in a book about planning budgets
Irene Fried
Germany
Local time: 13:22
improvisieren
Explanation:

Also:

- etwas aus der Luft greifen

- nach bestem Gewissen schaetzen

Wenn Sie das Budget/den Haushaltsplan oder die Konten(staende) des letzten Jahres nicht haben, dann muessen Sie einfach improvisieren/nach bestem Gewissen schaetzen.

... or something like this - you can spruce it up how you like it best.

Hope it helps.
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gwolf
Local time: 07:22
Grading comment
Danke, habe schon so etwas im Text. War mir aber nicht ganz sicher und wollte Bestätigung :-)
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improvisieren


Explanation:

Also:

- etwas aus der Luft greifen

- nach bestem Gewissen schaetzen

Wenn Sie das Budget/den Haushaltsplan oder die Konten(staende) des letzten Jahres nicht haben, dann muessen Sie einfach improvisieren/nach bestem Gewissen schaetzen.

... or something like this - you can spruce it up how you like it best.

Hope it helps.


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gwolf
Local time: 07:22
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Grading comment
Danke, habe schon so etwas im Text. War mir aber nicht ganz sicher und wollte Bestätigung :-)
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