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Throw down a challenge

German translation: jemanden herausfordern

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08:35 Jul 19, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Throw down a challenge
Some upstart kiddy had to throw down a challenge.
DjuDju
German translation:jemanden herausfordern
Explanation:
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Rebekka Groß
Local time: 16:25
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:-)
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1den Fehdehandschuh hinwerfen
Kim Metzger
na +1jemanden herausfordernRebekka Groß


  

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2 mins peer agreement (net): +1
jemanden herausfordern


Explanation:
none needed

Rebekka Groß
Local time: 16:25
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 290
Grading comment
:-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  ambittles
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29 mins peer agreement (net): +1
den Fehdehandschuh hinwerfen


Explanation:
This means to throw down the gauntlet, the glove that knights of old threw down when they wanted to challenge someone to a duel.


    Collins unabridged German-English Dictionary
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 10:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2598

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agree  ferrel
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