zum Anlass nehmen

English translation: etwas zum Anlass nehmen=to take something as an opportunity

11:39 Mar 15, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: zum Anlass nehmen
Eine Zeitschrift NIMMT das Ausscheiden eines Aufsichtsratmitgliedes ZUM ANLASS, über die betreffende Firma zu berichten.
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Michael
Michael Scheidler
English translation:etwas zum Anlass nehmen=to take something as an opportunity
Explanation:
to take sth. as an opportunity to do something or as an occasion for doing something
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dlcolcla
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Thanks to all of you who answered.
All answers were brilliant so I simply took the first one.
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Summary of answers provided
nain view of the occasion ... / on this occasion...
G_Edition (X)
nasee below
Ulrike Lieder (X)
nato take the opportunity to do something
Dan McCrosky (X)
nato take the opportunity of something
Dierk Seeburg
naetwas zum Anlass nehmen=to take something as an opportunity
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7 mins
etwas zum Anlass nehmen=to take something as an opportunity


Explanation:
to take sth. as an opportunity to do something or as an occasion for doing something

dlcolcla
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Thanks to all of you who answered.
All answers were brilliant so I simply took the first one.
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16 mins
to take the opportunity of something


Explanation:
source:
Collins German-English Dictionary.

Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 20:30
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43 mins
to take the opportunity to do something


Explanation:
Eine Zeitschrift NIMMT das Ausscheiden eines Aufsichtsratmitgliedes ZUM ANLASS, über die betreffende Firma zu berichten. = A magazine is taking the departure of a member of the board of supervisors (BE) / directors (AE)as an opportunity to write / report about the company.

Dan McCrosky (X)
Local time: 04:30
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2 hrs
see below


Explanation:
IF it works within your context, you may want to turn the sentence around and say that the magazine's report on the company WAS/IS OCCASIONED [or prompted or s.th. along those lines] by the departure of board member xyz.


Ulrike Lieder (X)
Local time: 19:30
Native speaker of: German
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3 hrs
in view of the occasion ... / on this occasion...


Explanation:
In the Peter Collins Dictionary for "Business German" I found these two suggestions. Since there are already some terms that fit pretty good, this is just giving you another choice


G_Edition (X)
PRO pts in pair: 19
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