English translation: . . . denounced the prevalent grab-all-you-can mentality in Germany
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19:08 Jul 26, 2005
German to English translations [PRO] Social Sciences - Economics
German term or phrase:Mitnahmementalität
This refers misuse of public benefits. I understand the term, but I can't think of any appropriate English equivalent.. The sentence is "Kanzler Schroeder hat die ausgepraegte Mitnahmementalitaet in Deutschland angeprangert, die sich auf Dauer kein Sozialstaat leisten koenne'.
Many thanks for any suggestions.
Explanation: ... principle."". You used this statement to counter my idea that the
stealing/freeloading mentality would be the doom of society. My ... www.partyeastcarolina.com/ message_topic.aspx?topic=122736 - 69k - Zusätzliches Ergebnis