auf hoeheren Fuessen stehen

English translation: stood on ever higher feet

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German term or phrase:auf höheren Füßen stehen
English translation:stood on ever higher feet
Entered by: Kim Metzger

15:35 Jan 13, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Furniture / Household Appliances
German term or phrase: auf hoeheren Fuessen stehen
in 1990 bekamen die sofas von x ein immer stärkeres profil und standen auf immer höheren füßen.
and stood on ever higher feet
Explanation:
In 1990 the sofas received a more prominent profile and stood on ever higher feet.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 12:30
Grading comment
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Summary of answers provided
4 +5and stood on ever higher feet
Kim Metzger
5 +1In 1990 the sofas got an ever stronger profile and stood on ever higher legs.
Olav Rixen
4..and always stood on higher feet
Kathi Stock
4 -1higher legs
Ilse Flick (X)


  

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
and stood on ever higher feet


Explanation:
In 1990 the sofas received a more prominent profile and stood on ever higher feet.

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 12:30
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 283
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Thank you for your help.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Elisa Capelão
9 mins

agree  Dietrich Herrmann, MD, PhD, MBA
36 mins

agree  Geri Linda Metterle
40 mins

agree  Bob Kerns
56 mins

agree  Elvira Stoianov
2 hrs
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
..and always stood on higher feet


Explanation:
my instant guess

Kathi Stock
United States
Local time: 12:30
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 4
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
higher legs


Explanation:
furniture has legs not feet in the US

Ilse Flick (X)
Local time: 12:30
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Kim Metzger: No, there are feet on sofas, not legs.
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
In 1990 the sofas got an ever stronger profile and stood on ever higher legs.


Explanation:
Native German speaker, 27 years in Canada, 23 years in germany.

Olav Rixen
Canada
Local time: 10:30
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Trudy Peters
47 mins

neutral  Kim Metzger: Sofas normally have feet, not legs.
54 mins
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