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English translation: there is a certain level of risk inherent in every new business venture

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German term or phrase:jedes neue Geschäft birgt ein gewisses Risiko
English translation:there is a certain level of risk inherent in every new business venture
Entered by: Marcus Malabad
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00:30 Aug 13, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: birgen
Die Ressourcen, die einzelne Unternehmen für die suche nach neuen Geschäftsmöglichkeiten einsetzen könne, sind jedoch beschränkt, und außerdem birgt jedes neue Geschäft ein gewisses Risiko.
Vinay
... reformulate ...
Explanation:
But the resources available to individual companies in order to search for new business opportinities are limited and there is a certain level of risk inherent in every new business venture.

Just an idea ...

HTH

Mary
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Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:00
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Thankyou
_Vinay
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Summary of answers provided
na +2.... involves a certain risk
IngePreiss
na +1... reformulate ...
Mary Worby
naholds
Klaus Dorn
nabergen = to bear, to involve
Roland Grefer
na...hides a certain risk...
Sonia Rowland
naaddendum
Mary Worby
nacontains
Thomas Bollmann


  

Answers


2 mins peer agreement (net): +2
.... involves a certain risk


Explanation:


HTH

Inge


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IngePreiss
Germany
Local time: 11:00
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 47

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  EMatt
19 mins

agree  xxxoligu1: sounds good
15 hrs
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25 mins peer agreement (net): +1
... reformulate ...


Explanation:
But the resources available to individual companies in order to search for new business opportinities are limited and there is a certain level of risk inherent in every new business venture.

Just an idea ...

HTH

Mary

Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:00
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2770
Grading comment
Thankyou
_Vinay

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: you might add *besides* there is a certain level ..
4 hrs
  -> Yes - you're right! I forgot the 'außerdem'!
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1 hr
addendum


Explanation:
Forgot to mention in my previous answer:

The verb form 'birgt' comes from the irregular verb 'bergen', not 'birgen' - which is probably why you couldn't find it.

Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:00
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2770
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4 hrs
...hides a certain risk...


Explanation:
Apart from going quite well with the idea of risk, "bergen" is also related to "verbergen", which means "to hide".

Sonia Rowland
Local time: 11:00
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 37
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4 hrs
contains


Explanation:
another possibility is "to contain"
contains a certain risk


    experience
Thomas Bollmann
Germany
Local time: 11:00
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 92
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8 hrs
holds


Explanation:
finally, to give yet another choice, "besides, every new deal holds a certain risk."

Klaus Dorn
Local time: 13:00
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 1514
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2 days 18 hrs
bergen = to bear, to involve


Explanation:
The German verb is "bergen" - to bear, to involve.

... each new opportunity bears/involves a certain risk.

Roland Grefer
Local time: 05:00
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 231
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