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Die Piloten fordern 35% mehr Gehalt

English translation: The pilots are demanding a 35% pay raise

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03:26 May 5, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Marketing
German term or phrase: Die Piloten fordern 35% mehr Gehalt
Die Piloten fordern 35% mehr Gehalt

the pilots of Lufthansa demand a salary increase of 35%?
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English translation:The pilots are demanding a 35% pay raise
Explanation:
I'm sure that's waht the last person meant to say.

Antje
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Antje Ruppert
United States
Local time: 23:58
Grading comment
sehr gut!
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Summary of answers provided
naExplanation
Vesna Zivcic
naThe pilots are demanding a 35% pay raiseAntje Ruppert
naThe pilots are demanding a 35% pay rise
Astrid Elke Witte
naThe (Lufthansa) pilots are demanding a 35% salary increase.Dan McCrosky
nathe pilots ask for / demand a 35%-salary increase
Vesna Zivcic


  

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3 mins
the pilots ask for / demand a 35%-salary increase


Explanation:
the pilots ask for / demand a 35%-salary increase

the pilots ask for / demand a salary increase by 35 %


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Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 05:58
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in pair: 571

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Astrid Elke Witte
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4 mins
The (Lufthansa) pilots are demanding a 35% salary increase.


Explanation:
HTH

Dan

Dan McCrosky
Local time: 05:58
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Astrid Elke Witte
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2 hrs
The pilots are demanding a 35% pay rise


Explanation:
In any case, you should say "are demanding" and not "demand".

Astrid Elke Witte
Germany
Local time: 05:58
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Vesna Zivcic
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2 hrs
The pilots are demanding a 35% pay raise


Explanation:
I'm sure that's waht the last person meant to say.

Antje

Antje Ruppert
United States
Local time: 23:58
PRO pts in pair: 73
Grading comment
sehr gut!

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Vesna Zivcic

berelin
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3 hrs
Explanation


Explanation:
I agree that the grammatically correct tense is the Present Continuous, but I have had a feeling it is a kind of newspaper heading. In that case, the Present Simple would be justified.


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