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German translation: Der erste Eindruck zählt

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08:04 Jul 4, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: you make a first impression only once
idiom
Gnter Lobmeyer
German translation:Der erste Eindruck zählt
Explanation:
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Birgit Schmidt-Leinigen
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Local time: 04:26
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Summary of answers provided
nader erste Eindruck zählt / der erste Eindruck ist unumstösslichMargitH
naDer erste Eindruck zählt
Birgit Schmidt-Leinigen
naDer erste Eindruck ist der beste.Dan McCrosky


  

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7 mins
Der erste Eindruck ist der beste.


Explanation:
Der erste Eindruck ist der beste.

from "Hitting the nail on the head" – Margret Beran – 3000 Redensarten Deutsch-English


Dan McCrosky
Local time: 04:26
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13 mins
Der erste Eindruck zählt


Explanation:
idiom

Birgit Schmidt-Leinigen
Germany
Local time: 04:26
Native speaker of: German
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14 mins
der erste Eindruck zählt / der erste Eindruck ist unumstösslich


Explanation:
The first translation is the standard German idiom. The second is closer to your original. Choose the translation that fits better into your text.

MargitH
Local time: 04:26
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