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What the hell did you do that for?

German translation: Warum, zum Teufel, hast du das getan/gemacht?

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21:16 Jun 4, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: What the hell did you do that for?
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Sarah
German translation:Warum, zum Teufel, hast du das getan/gemacht?
Explanation:
literally:

what the devil did you do that for?

You could also say:

In drei Teufels Namen: warum hast du das getan/gemacht.

HTH
Selected response from:

Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 22:07
Grading comment
thank you very much for your response. I appreciate it. Maybe make it a bit clearer next time. Thank you once again.
sarah
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naWarum hast du das nur getan?
Birgit Wahl
naWarum, zum Teufel, hast du das getan/gemacht?Uschi (Ursula) Walke


  

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1 hr
Warum, zum Teufel, hast du das getan/gemacht?


Explanation:
literally:

what the devil did you do that for?

You could also say:

In drei Teufels Namen: warum hast du das getan/gemacht.

HTH

Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 22:07
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 175
Grading comment
thank you very much for your response. I appreciate it. Maybe make it a bit clearer next time. Thank you once again.
sarah

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Warum hast du das nur getan?


Explanation:
oder auch: Warum, um alles in der Welt, hast du das nur getan?
oder so ähnlich

Birgit Wahl
Germany
Local time: 13:07
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 16
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