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14:20 Jul 27, 2005
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
German term or phrase: O-Ton
wenn ich jemanden zitieren möchte und sage z.B. "O-Ton Bundeskanzler Schröder: Die Steuern werden sinken"

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3 +5(to quote) literally

Discussion entries: 2



8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +5
(to quote) literally

Repeat verbatim what has been said

Local time: 15:31
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 23
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danke für die Übersetzung!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Daniel Bird: From Originalton, nehm' ich an
3 mins
  -> Das sehe ich auch so.

agree  Cilian O'Tuama: quote/unquote
6 mins
  -> Danke schön, Cilian. Frohes Schaffen.

agree  Pieter Unema, PhD: zwar find'ich O-Ton witziger, aber mir faellt dabei nix Besseres ein
1 hr
  -> Danke schön, pjau. Frohes Schaffen.

agree  Melanie Nassar : or if you're actually saying it and not writing, you can use the gesture for quote/unquote which is ... ...well, too hard to describe here, I think.
1 hr
  -> Danke schön, Melanie. Frohes Schaffen.

neutral  Laurel Porter: "To quote", yes... But it looks like your main answer here was "literally", which doesn't fit the case IMO. Perhaps I've misunderstood you?
18 hrs

agree  Sabine Lenz: Melanie... You mean those "Bunny" finger movements right?! :-)
1264 days
  -> Danke schön, Sabine. Frohes Schaffen.
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Comment: danke für die Übersetzung!

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Changes made by editors
Jul 28, 2005 - Changes made by Marcus Malabad:
Term asked\"O-Ton\" » O-Ton
LevelPRO » Non-PRO
FieldOther » Art/Literary

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