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herbeibeschworen

English translation: summon/conjure

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German term or phrase:herbeibeschwören
English translation:summon/conjure
Entered by: Thomas Bollmann
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21:41 Jul 14, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: herbeibeschworen
Just simply as 'Wir haben sie herbeibeschworen.'
Tan
we have summoned them/we have conjured them up
Explanation:
'Conjure' striking a chord with the magical aspect of 'beschwören', wheras 'summon' would be more neutral.
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Sonia Rowland
Local time: 07:45
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Summary of answers provided
na +1We have invoked them
Mats Wiman
na +1we have summoned them/we have conjured them up
Sonia Rowland
nato provoke or to bring on
Thomas Bollmann


  

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23 mins peer agreement (net): +1
We have invoked them


Explanation:
herbeischwören=invoke


    13 years in Germany
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 07:45
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498

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6 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
we have summoned them/we have conjured them up


Explanation:
'Conjure' striking a chord with the magical aspect of 'beschwören', wheras 'summon' would be more neutral.

Sonia Rowland
Local time: 07:45
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 37
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9 hrs
to provoke or to bring on


Explanation:
We have provoked or have brought on that they...


    Langenscheidt, native German
Thomas Bollmann
Germany
Local time: 07:45
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 92
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