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Es war Klage geboten.

English translation: Legal proceedings were necessary.


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German term or phrase:Es war Klage geboten.
English translation:Legal proceedings were necessary.
Entered by: Joern Gaedcke
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04:04 Mar 12, 2007
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German term or phrase: Es war Klage geboten.
This appears at the end of a letter that a complainant is sending the court, in which the former lays out his case against the respondent.
Local time: 17:47
A lawsuit was necessary.
'geboten sein' - to be necessary, imperative, required.
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Joern Gaedcke
Local time: 05:47
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3 +2A lawsuit was necessary.Joern Gaedcke



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A lawsuit was necessary.

'geboten sein' - to be necessary, imperative, required.

Joern Gaedcke
Local time: 05:47
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agree  AllegroTrans: or "legal proceedings" are necessary to be a shot more formal
9 hrs

agree  Rebecca Garber
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