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10:45 Jun 21, 2005
German to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / Author profile
German term or phrase:halbazosial
"1985/86 lebte er halbasozial und wohnungslos quasi auf der Straße." This is in the profile of an author provided by the publisher.
Explanation: Assuming the agressiveness of antisocial is not what is meant, but only (voluntary) isolation from social contact (and in this case I would translate 'quasi auf der Straße') as 'more or less on the street').
Ken Cox Local time: 21:19 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 36