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English translation: Success is proving the company (to be in the) right.

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11:59 Oct 19, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Recht geben
Der Erfolg gibt dem Unternehmen Recht.
The text is talking about a very successful manufacturing company that has achieved considerable growth. The sentence is followed by the author describing that a crisis at the beginning of the nineties was overcome, growth was put back on the agenda and the company was able to win market share through product innovation.
Alpine
English translation:Success is proving the company (to be in the) right.
Explanation:
The success of the company is proving that, whichever methods they employed to gain it, as correct or 'right'.
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TRANSRAPID
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:32
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Summary of answers provided
naSuccess is proving the company (to be in the) right.TRANSRAPID
naThe success proves the company right.
Dierk Seeburg
naSee below
Anthony Frey
nagive one credit/ giving credit where credit is duecayce


  

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5 mins
give one credit/ giving credit where credit is due


Explanation:
If I understnad correctly the compny is being given credited for the success.

cayce
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16 mins
See below


Explanation:
I believe this is a brief way to say that the strategy or path a company has decided to implement or take has proven to be a good decision, considering the company has experienced growth/success.

Good luck!

Anthony Frey
United States
Local time: 02:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 444
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22 mins
The success proves the company right.


Explanation:
This may be a US-flavored translation, but it sounds right to me.

Cheerio,
Dierk

Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 00:32
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 404

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Trudy Peters
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2 hrs
Success is proving the company (to be in the) right.


Explanation:
The success of the company is proving that, whichever methods they employed to gain it, as correct or 'right'.

TRANSRAPID
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:32
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 88

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Sibyl Marquardt
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