Der Trend verläuft bereits wie an der Perlenschnur gezogen.

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18:17 Feb 15, 2018
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German term or phrase: Der Trend verläuft bereits wie an der Perlenschnur gezogen.
Hi,
I am looking for a good way to translate "an Perlenschnur gezogen".
Any suggestions are much appreciated.
Many thanks
Caitriona
Caitriona O'Callanain
Local time: 16:13


Summary of answers provided
4like a chain reaction / like a row of dominoes
Lancashireman
3like pearls on a string
Ramey Rieger
3in a straight line
gangels


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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
in a straight line


Explanation:
The downtrend has been continuing in a straight line for days now

Simple, without trying to wax poetic.

or ........continuing like clockwork for days now.

or The string of down days is continuing unabated

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like pearls on a string


Explanation:
Literally

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wie an der Perlenschnur gezogen
like a chain reaction / like a row of dominoes


Explanation:
Perlenschnur: string/chain of pearls
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domino_effect
Share prices have been tumbling like ninepins
https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/go-do...

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