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10:08 Dec 9, 2003
German to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / Automotive
German term or phrase:hohe bauweise
"Der MPV wird schon durch die hohe Bauweise eher mit gemütlichem als mit sportlichem Fahren verbunden."
This is from an automotive market research report. I know what this means, but I can't think of a decent way to express it in English - "tall design", "high design".
In this case, I felt the simplest solution was the best - thanks Rebecca. Thanks also to Trudy and Michele for confirming "tall design", which I might use elsewhere in the text. And to everyone else who contributed, of course! 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
Rebecca Holmes United States Local time: 04:37 Works in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 48
In this case, I felt the simplest solution was the best - thanks Rebecca. Thanks also to Trudy and Michele for confirming "tall design", which I might use elsewhere in the text. And to everyone else who contributed, of course!
Explanation: I don't see anything wrong with your tall design.
... Comfort, Loads of space inside thanks to a tall design with a long wheelbase; large ... ITEM:
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Trudy Peters United States Local time: 04:37 Native speaker of: German, English PRO pts in category: 139
Explanation: its always difficult to interpret architect speak but I guess it relates to the design of tall buildings that people can feel compfortable with (that fit well into their surroundings)and include a sporty theme!