an den

English translation: by the

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German term or phrase:an den
English translation:by the
Entered by: davidgreen

13:25 Apr 14, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng / solar energy collectors
German term or phrase: an den
Again, problem with the preposition:

Tragen und heben Sie den Kollektor nie *an den* Anschlussverschraubungen! Legen Sie die Kollektorrueckseite nicht auf unebenen Untergrund...

Never carry and lift the collector *an* the screw connexions!
davidgreen
by the
Explanation:
never lift or carry the thingie by the other thingies
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Cilian O'Tuama
Local time: 17:43
Grading comment
Safe to close this one. Also, thanks for the translation of Kollektor (thingie) - I think the clients'll like that one.
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4 +8by the
Cilian O'Tuama


  

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by the


Explanation:
never lift or carry the thingie by the other thingies

Cilian O'Tuama
Local time: 17:43
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 121
Grading comment
Safe to close this one. Also, thanks for the translation of Kollektor (thingie) - I think the clients'll like that one.

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