Zahlendreher

English translation: mixup of numbers

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04:31 Aug 4, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: Zahlendreher
This terms crops up in a document about payment of invoices. The invoices have been underpaid because of a difference in the exchange rate and there has been a "Zahlendreher".
Julie
English translation:mixup of numbers
Explanation:
A Zahlendreher is when you indicate 5078 instead of 5780, i.e. the numbers have been mixed up somehow. Maybe it's better just to say wrong number.
Hope this helps,
Michael
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Beth Kantus
namixup of numbers
Michael Scheidler


  

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mixup of numbers


Explanation:
A Zahlendreher is when you indicate 5078 instead of 5780, i.e. the numbers have been mixed up somehow. Maybe it's better just to say wrong number.
Hope this helps,
Michael

Michael Scheidler
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Native speaker of: German
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Explanation:
Mickey is right. just for your information: this is referred to as "transposing numbers."


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