for his pains

German translation: Zum Dank.../Man dankte es ihm, indem...

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13:20 Dec 12, 2016
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Journalism
English term or phrase: for his pains
Argentina: University academic persecuted for denouncing GMOs and agrochemicals

http://www.gmwatch.org/news/latest-news/17325

Dr Damián Verzeñassi spoke at the Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague about the health impacts of GMOs and associated pesticides in Argentina. ***For his pains***, his office was chained shut and his fellow researchers were removed from their posts.


Dieser Ausdruck ist mir bisher noch nicht begegnet. Wie genau ist das zu verstehen?
Olaf Reibedanz
Colombia
Local time: 06:59
German translation:Zum Dank.../Man dankte es ihm, indem...
Explanation:
ich würde auch sagen, dass es hier ironisch gemeint ist.
Als Belohnung für deine Mühen...
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Michaela Bittner
United States
Local time: 07:59
Grading comment
Super, vielen Dank euch allen!
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3 +1Zum Dank.../Man dankte es ihm, indem...
Michaela Bittner
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Definition
Bernd Albrecht

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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Zum Dank.../Man dankte es ihm, indem...


Explanation:
ich würde auch sagen, dass es hier ironisch gemeint ist.
Als Belohnung für deine Mühen...

Michaela Bittner
United States
Local time: 07:59
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
Grading comment
Super, vielen Dank euch allen!

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agree  Dr. Mara Huber: Richtig. Oder auch: Als Lohn für seine Bemühungen o. ä.
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Reference: Definition

Reference information:
http://www.dictionary.com/browse/for-one-s-pains

Bernd Albrecht
Germany
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 20
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