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abtanzen

English translation: have or make a" dance out"

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21:35 May 31, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: abtanzen
Beim Live-Konzert konnten dann die letzten Nimmermüden so richtig abtanzen.
heimo
English translation:have or make a" dance out"
Explanation:
Thats just whats happening after a couple drinks............
Selected response from:

Carmela Prestia
United States
Local time: 21:44
Grading comment
Thanks and have fun having a "dance out" in Denmark!

Heimo
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nadance to your heart contents was fine this is uselessBono
nahave or make a" dance out"Carmela Prestia
nadance to their hearts content ...until they were exhausted
Tom Funke


  

Answers


23 mins
dance to their hearts content ...until they were exhausted


Explanation:
dance to their hearts content ...until they were exhausted

abtanzen (ugs.) (2) (a) sich tanzend austoben; (b) durch tanzen überwinden (seinen Frust a.) – (Duden, Deutsches Universalwörterbuch, ISBN3 411 05503 0)

HTH



    see above
Tom Funke
Local time: 22:44
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2419

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
DPS
58 mins

xxxseamus: or dance till they drop
4 hrs

Daniela Mühling: This answer is far superior to the one selected as best.
11 hrs
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1 hr
have or make a" dance out"


Explanation:
Thats just whats happening after a couple drinks............


    Native German/studying Danish/German/English at the University of Southern Denmark
    Living in the US
Carmela Prestia
United States
Local time: 21:44
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in DanishDanish
PRO pts in pair: 22
Grading comment
Thanks and have fun having a "dance out" in Denmark!

Heimo

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
xxxseamus: makes no sense in English
3 hrs

Daniela Mühling: nonsense
10 hrs
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7 hrs
dance to your heart contents was fine this is useless


Explanation:
A "dance out" purely and simply does not exist in English. At least not in that context. You can dance something out but that is quite different to what you were looking for.

good luck.

Bono
Local time: 04:44
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 15
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