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German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
German term or phrase: Vorzeigedame
Elfriede Jelineks Prinzessinnen und Vorzeigedamen moderner Zeit begegnen uns als Wiedergängerinnen, die kein Prinz erlösen kann.
Misha Nikolaichuk

Summary of answers provided
4 +2trophy ladies
Teresa Reinhardt
3arm candy
Maureen Millington-Brodie



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trophy ladies

in analogy to "trophy wives"

Note added at 1 hr (2006-09-12 19:41:43 GMT)

www.thefreedictionary.com/trophy wives

Teresa Reinhardt
United States
Local time: 17:27
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12

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agree  Sarah Downing: That was actually my first thought too
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agree  Erik Macki: Not bad!
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arm candy

another term I have seen

Maureen Millington-Brodie
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:27
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
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