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"pick up the pieces"

German translation: (fig) die Scherben aufsammeln oder zusammensuchen

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09:23 Aug 14, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: "pick up the pieces"
borrowers and investors....
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Local time: 07:31
German translation:(fig) die Scherben aufsammeln oder zusammensuchen
Explanation:
bedeutet, dass jemand einen Schaden angerichtet hat, der jetzt wieder behoben werden muss, meist von jemand anderem. Man könnte auch sagen, die Suppe auslöffeln.
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(fig) die Scherben aufsammeln oder zusammensuchen


Explanation:
bedeutet, dass jemand einen Schaden angerichtet hat, der jetzt wieder behoben werden muss, meist von jemand anderem. Man könnte auch sagen, die Suppe auslöffeln.


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