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growth on a sequential basis

German translation: Suggestion not to answer this request

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02:55 Mar 7, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general)
English term or phrase: growth on a sequential basis
Revenue grew 10% on a sequential basis
Christian
German translation:Suggestion not to answer this request
Explanation:
Dear colleagues,

this request is part of a sample translation. Its result will decide who gets a large job.
I think that it is not fair play to ask other translators for help in such a case because the sample translation should measure ones own skills.
Therefore I suggest not to submit further answers. What do you think about this issue?
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Andy Lemminger
Canada
Local time: 18:40
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naDiscussion
Andy Lemminger
naSuggestion not to answer this request
Andy Lemminger
naserielles Wachstum
Alexander Schleber


  

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20 mins
serielles Wachstum


Explanation:
"Erlöse zeigten ein serielles Wachstum von 10%".

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 02:40
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 28

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Gunsou
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38 mins
Suggestion not to answer this request


Explanation:
Dear colleagues,

this request is part of a sample translation. Its result will decide who gets a large job.
I think that it is not fair play to ask other translators for help in such a case because the sample translation should measure ones own skills.
Therefore I suggest not to submit further answers. What do you think about this issue?

Andy Lemminger
Canada
Local time: 18:40
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 247
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Gunsou

Ulrike Lieder
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21 hrs
Discussion


Explanation:
Just to add some comments: I didn't want to attack colleague Christian. If this was the impression, it was wrong. He can get help from whereever he wants and that's fine for me.

But: Many translators received this test translation and many difficult terms later on appeared on Proz (another under the pro-section).
What sense does it make to invest time in a test translation if difficult terms are visible for anyone? No sense for the translator because everyone knows the terms and especially no sense for the agency because they won't get additional information about the translator's expertise (especially in this case where the only difficulty was to find out the meaning of financial terminology).

Some colleagues contacted me later on to give me their support on this issue (thanks again).

Again: No offense against colleague Christian, he didn't "cheat" in my opinion, I just think it does not make sense to post terminology of sample translations.


Andy Lemminger
Canada
Local time: 18:40
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 247
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Jul 18, 2012 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)(none) » Finance (general)


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