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11:35 Feb 20, 2006
German to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Architecture
German term or phrase:Gegenüber
Mit Design können Sie Ihr Gegenüber schnell einfangen, aber im Prinzip lenken Sie damit vom Wesentlichen ab
Explanation: I think Ihr Gegenüber is odd here. It usually means 'the person you are talking to'. I think it means the person looking. I would translate (they use 'Design' in German? but I wonder what precisely they mean): You can achieve very striking effects with (design)...
How you translate 'Design' here depends on what it is contrasted with
Literally: With (design) you can very quickly sell yourself to/ catch the attention of / captivate the public...
Margaret Marks United Kingdom Local time: 10:34 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 16