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German translation: cinch = chinch

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10:52 Jun 19, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: cinch
You're a cinch.
donald
German translation:cinch = chinch
Explanation:
in the southern US. A chinch is someone who is chinchy (cheap, miserly). Does this fit your context? It's still slangy, by the way.
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xxxJon Zuber
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Summary of answers provided
naLeichtInes Carson
nacinch = chinchxxxJon Zuber
nadepends....Florin Badea
naMit Dir ist es einfach.
Dierk Seeburg
naKlacks
Astrid Elke Witte


  

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4 mins
Klacks


Explanation:
I'm not sure about calling a person "a cinch". "Das ist ein Klacks" means "It's a cert" or "It's a cinch" or "It's a piece of cake".

Astrid Elke Witte
Germany
Local time: 05:01
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 43
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23 mins
Mit Dir ist es einfach.


Explanation:
Cinch can mean easy to accomplish, a sure thing, a certainty, so my attempt reads: Mit Dir ist es einfach. See how that fits in your context.

Cheerio,
Dierk


    American Heritage Dictionary
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 21:01
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 130

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Astrid Elke Witte: This does not convey the same register (slang).
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1 hr
depends....


Explanation:
cinch used as AmE slang means "todsichere Sache" or "klarer Fall". It also means "Kinderspiel". See what fits in your context, although it's not so often used with a person.
You could say "Du bist ein Kinderspiel fuer mich." or so.
Hope it helps!


    Oxford Dictionary Am. Edition, Langenscheidts EN-DE
Florin Badea
Romania
Local time: 06:01
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 10
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1 hr
cinch = chinch


Explanation:
in the southern US. A chinch is someone who is chinchy (cheap, miserly). Does this fit your context? It's still slangy, by the way.

xxxJon Zuber
PRO pts in pair: 8
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3 hrs
Leicht


Explanation:
Du machst es Dir leicht oder mit Dir ist es leicht. Kommt auf den Kontext an.

Ines Carson
Local time: 04:01
PRO pts in pair: 6
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