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German translation: Fliegenfänger

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09:17 May 25, 2001
French to German translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: ruban-tue-mouches
something to kill flies
Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 13:40
German translation:Fliegenfänger
Explanation:
more generally seen. it's indeed a sort of ribbon covered with a sweet-smelling glue where the flies get stuck when hung on the ceiling
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Antje Lücke
Germany
Local time: 19:40
Grading comment
I liked Fliegenstreifen the best. However, you are both right about the device. They are those old-fashoned ones hangig of the ceiling. The flies get attracted by the sweet glue, get stuck and die miserably.
Anyway, thanks to both of you.
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naFliegenfängerAntje Lücke
naFliegenstreifen
Caro Maucher


  

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11 mins
Fliegenstreifen


Explanation:
Since it seems to be a ribbon. I have also found Fliegenfalle (and Klebefalle, which is more general) on, for example, this page:


    Reference: http://www.bergophor.de/NEU/hygiene_inhalt.htm
Caro Maucher
Germany
Local time: 19:40
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 208
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1 hr
Fliegenfänger


Explanation:
more generally seen. it's indeed a sort of ribbon covered with a sweet-smelling glue where the flies get stuck when hung on the ceiling


    grandma had it in her kitchen :-)
Antje Lücke
Germany
Local time: 19:40
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 112
Grading comment
I liked Fliegenstreifen the best. However, you are both right about the device. They are those old-fashoned ones hangig of the ceiling. The flies get attracted by the sweet glue, get stuck and die miserably.
Anyway, thanks to both of you.
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