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...besteht die Gefahr, etwas nur dem anderen zuliebe zu machen

English translation: ... there is a danger that things are only done in order to impress

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22:41 Jul 11, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: ...besteht die Gefahr, etwas nur dem anderen zuliebe zu machen
Bei waghalsigen Fahrten ueber Stock und Stein ist die Risikobereitschaft oft unterschiedlich gross. Dann besteht die Gefahr, etwas nur dem anderen zuliebe zu machen.

I'm not sure about the sense of words here. positive or negative?
Tang
English translation:... there is a danger that things are only done in order to impress
Explanation:
Yes, I think it's quite negative. Looks like today is macho day...
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Sonia Rowland
Local time: 23:55
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Summary of answers provided
na +2Then there's the danger that someone will ...
Kim Metzger
na... there is a danger that things are only done in order to impress
Sonia Rowland


  

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9 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Then there's the danger that someone will ...


Explanation:
Then there's the danger that someome will do something just to please someone else.


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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 16:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 21844

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agree  ambittles

agree  Uschi (Ursula) Walke
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... there is a danger that things are only done in order to impress


Explanation:
Yes, I think it's quite negative. Looks like today is macho day...

Sonia Rowland
Local time: 23:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 37
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