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German translation: schmutzige/dreckige Tiere

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05:20 Feb 2, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: filthy animals
Context :for those who have seen "Pulp Fiction", the phrase "Pigs are filthy animals"...

Rgds
BoB
Brian
Local time: 11:33
German translation:schmutzige/dreckige Tiere
Explanation:
both term can be used but I think in your context you should use dreckige which is a stronger word.

regards

P.S:-what a movie!
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Elisa Capelão
Local time: 11:33
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Summary of answers provided
naSchweine sind eben doch DreckschweineUschi (Ursula) Walke
na"Schweine bleiben Schweine"
GUSTL
naSchweine fühlen sich im Dreck wohlManfred Mondt
naDreckstiere
Alexander Schleber
naschmutzige/dreckige Tiere
Elisa Capelão


  

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12 mins
schmutzige/dreckige Tiere


Explanation:
both term can be used but I think in your context you should use dreckige which is a stronger word.

regards

P.S:-what a movie!


    own knowledge
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 11:33
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 38
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Sauerkraut

Max Diez
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22 mins
Dreckstiere


Explanation:
A variation on ecapelao's answer, which is shorter and I think still more typifying.



    feeling
Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 12:33
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1466

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Michael Scheidler

Ulrike Lieder
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1 hr
Schweine fühlen sich im Dreck wohl


Explanation:
It deviates somewhat from the original, but depending on the intended message, something like this would be more appropriate. Schweine sind dreckige Tiere klingt ein wenig wie eine Übersetzung.
Manfred


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Manfred Mondt
United States
Local time: 06:33
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 157

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Elisa Capelão
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3 hrs
"Schweine bleiben Schweine"


Explanation:
It might sound rather far-fetched, but, depending on the context, I think that you could consider this option (or you might also think about "was kann man schon anderes erwarten" as another possibility)

regards
gustl


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GUSTL
Local time: 12:33
PRO pts in pair: 92

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Elisa Capelão
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4 days
Schweine sind eben doch Dreckschweine


Explanation:
Tautology, yes,
but a Schwein ist just an animal, since BABE we know that it's also cute and intellegent.
a Dreckschwein is an animal or a person, which/who displays the filthy habits of a pig.


    my pigheaded mind
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 21:33
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 175
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