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German translation: Schnallenputzen, blitzblanke Koppeln

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13:06 Dec 11, 2003
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: buckle-shining
Aufzählung zur Grundausbildung beim amerikaniscfive weeks of all the things you've seen in movies: sudden-death
haircuts, buckle-shining, wall-jumping, scrambling cadets looking perplexhen Militär:
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German translation:Schnallenputzen, blitzblanke Koppeln
Explanation:
Kommt drauf an ob es positiv oder negativ gemeint ist. Wenn negativ, wäre Schnallenputzen vielleicht genaz brauchbar, positiv wäre blitzblanke Koppeln (so heißen die Gürtelschnallen doch, oder ?)
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Klaus Herrmann
Germany
Local time: 16:55
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danke an beide!
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5Polieren der Gürtelschnalle
tectranslate ITS GmbH
3 +1Schnallenputzen, blitzblanke Koppeln
Klaus Herrmann


  

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Polieren der Gürtelschnalle


Explanation:
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tectranslate ITS GmbH
Local time: 16:55
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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Schnallenputzen, blitzblanke Koppeln


Explanation:
Kommt drauf an ob es positiv oder negativ gemeint ist. Wenn negativ, wäre Schnallenputzen vielleicht genaz brauchbar, positiv wäre blitzblanke Koppeln (so heißen die Gürtelschnallen doch, oder ?)

Klaus Herrmann
Germany
Local time: 16:55
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 6593
Grading comment
danke an beide!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  abaensch: na, Schnallen putzen war bei uns aber was anderes und weitaus beliebter als Koppel putzen, bis der Arzt kommt
4 mins
  -> Jaja, die Zweideutigkeit habe ich schon bewußt mitgenommen :-)
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