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passend dazu (in photo layout)

English translation: matching / complementing [the first picture ]

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14:35 Feb 2, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: passend dazu (in photo layout)
You have a picture on a page and "passend dazu", another. What would be the position of the second picture, if this is an indication of placement?
Parrot
Spain
Local time: 04:54
English translation:matching / complementing [the first picture ]
Explanation:
"passend dazu" refers to the motif of the picture, not its placement. So "passend dazu" would be matching the first picture, or complementing the first picture (it "goes with" the other picture).
Even if the reference were to placement, you'd still be able to use "...placement, complementing the first picture".
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 19:54
Grading comment
Thanks. I've put In complement.
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nain harmonyLotti
namatching / complementing [the first picture ]Ulrike Lieder
naim Vergleich zu
Ingrid Fabi
namatchingxxxlone
nasiehe unten
Elisa Capelão


  

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12 mins
siehe unten


Explanation:
fitting in the sense that probably both photos have something in common, maybe a motive, a theme.

I believe it has nothing to do with the layout. Only other possibility that I see is that they are refering to a same size photo next to the first one.


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Elisa Capelão
Local time: 03:54
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 117

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Ulrike Lieder

Lisanne

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32 mins
matching


Explanation:
This is selfexplanatory. I hope it helps you.


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xxxlone
Canada
Local time: 22:54
Native speaker of: Danish
PRO pts in pair: 330

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Lisanne
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2 hrs
im Vergleich zu


Explanation:
my suggestion

Ingrid Fabi
Canada
Local time: 22:54
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 17

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Elisa Capelão
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3 hrs
matching / complementing [the first picture ]


Explanation:
"passend dazu" refers to the motif of the picture, not its placement. So "passend dazu" would be matching the first picture, or complementing the first picture (it "goes with" the other picture).
Even if the reference were to placement, you'd still be able to use "...placement, complementing the first picture".

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 19:54
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
Thanks. I've put In complement.
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20 hrs
in harmony


Explanation:
it has nothing to do with the placement of the pictures but with its contents, matching is also possible, but in this case I would use "in harmony with...



Lotti
Argentina
Local time: 00:54
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