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Quotenbringer

English translation: blockbuster

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German term or phrase:Quotenbringer
English translation:blockbuster
Entered by: Elizabeth Duke
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05:32 Sep 5, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: Quotenbringer
Die Verfilmungen der Romane Xs und Ys steigern die bereits gute Auslastung der Effekt-Unternehmen, denn die Quotenbringer erfahren nunmehr ebenfalls ihrer Postproduktion ab Werk.
letter to shareholders re: feature film production company.
Elizabeth Duke
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:11
blockbusters
Explanation:
"Quotenbringer", literally "quota generators", in this context refers to the number of viewers or movie goers "brought in" by the movie; generally movies that generate such large numbers are called "blockbusters".
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Roland Grefer
Local time: 01:11
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Cheers. I'm still having problems translating the whole sentence neatly though- could you help me?
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na +1blockbusters
Roland Grefer
naFull sentence
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na -1Rating providers
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Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 07:11
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 545

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disagree  Roland Grefer: this refers to the number of viewers, not to rating providers; see my answer
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blockbusters


Explanation:
"Quotenbringer", literally "quota generators", in this context refers to the number of viewers or movie goers "brought in" by the movie; generally movies that generate such large numbers are called "blockbusters".

Roland Grefer
Local time: 01:11
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 231
Grading comment
Cheers. I'm still having problems translating the whole sentence neatly though- could you help me?

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agree  Maya Jurt: I learned something
6 mins
  -> Life to me seems to be just a continuous learning experience ;-)
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Full sentence


Explanation:
The screen adaptions of the novel X and Y increased the already sufficiently high utilization of the special effects companies, since these blockbusters by now are also post-processed ex works.


Roland Grefer
Local time: 01:11
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 231
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