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English translation: hands on product/equipment demonstration/training

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French term or phrase:mise en main
English translation:hands on product/equipment demonstration/training
Entered by: lefoque
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21:02 Mar 6, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: mise en main
This is in power point presentation that has to do with a new mobile phone application:

Une mise en main des produits X,Y,Z
Laura Miller
United States
Local time: 03:00
hands on product/equipment demonstration/training
Explanation:
here goes. mise en main can mean ringing in hand. in the majority of the contexts I found, mise en main was where the customer took the product in hand (under supervision) whther it was a boat, a car, computer equipment, programs etc. lots of sites to look at. it also has an equestrian context that doesn't fit your scenario: some sites to take alook at. I hope this helps:
www.catana.com/actualite/actualite_juillet.html
www.ops.fr/acrobat4/livreinf.pdf
www.alystel.com/catalog/Paradox/digital/Divie01.pdf

this last site concerns stereo equipment. the search engine gave the phrase: mise de fonction ou de main. but when i actually searched the document, I only found mise de fonction.
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lefoque
United States
Local time: 03:00
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Thank you, you confirmed my original guess!
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Summary of answers provided
nahand over
Tony M
nahands on product/equipment demonstration/training
lefoque


  

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3 hrs
hands on product/equipment demonstration/training


Explanation:
here goes. mise en main can mean ringing in hand. in the majority of the contexts I found, mise en main was where the customer took the product in hand (under supervision) whther it was a boat, a car, computer equipment, programs etc. lots of sites to look at. it also has an equestrian context that doesn't fit your scenario: some sites to take alook at. I hope this helps:
www.catana.com/actualite/actualite_juillet.html
www.ops.fr/acrobat4/livreinf.pdf
www.alystel.com/catalog/Paradox/digital/Divie01.pdf

this last site concerns stereo equipment. the search engine gave the phrase: mise de fonction ou de main. but when i actually searched the document, I only found mise de fonction.


lefoque
United States
Local time: 03:00
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 209
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Thank you, you confirmed my original guess!
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3 hrs
hand over


Explanation:
I think lefoque's answer is probably going to fit best in your context, but more succinctly, I find simply 'hand over' often fits, where it is a question of briefly training someone to use something --- like a hire car, fro example.

Hope this helps 1

Tony M
France
Local time: 09:00
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14157
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