Alligator-Fall

English translation: Alligator case

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16:12 Jun 28, 2018
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law: Contract(s) / From a merger agreement
German term or phrase: Alligator-Fall
Kontext: Der Krisenfall reflektiert einen Konjunktureinbruch und einen zusätzlichen Alligator-Fall.

Es handelt sich also um etwas schlimmes, aber wie kann man das ausdrücken?
Haigo Salow
United States
Local time: 18:56
English translation:Alligator case
Explanation:
I am assuming this is saying that because company A was at such a financial low, it was an easy picking for company B (the alligator)

Maybe other ways to say this

- a lion eats mouse case
etc.
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AllegroTrans
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:56
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Alligator case


Explanation:
I am assuming this is saying that because company A was at such a financial low, it was an easy picking for company B (the alligator)

Maybe other ways to say this

- a lion eats mouse case
etc.

AllegroTrans
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Local time: 23:56
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agree  philgoddard: If it says alligator, I'd use alligator in the English.
18 mins
  -> Thanks. Yes, if the scenario is as I have assumed
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