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..nicht um die Ohren werfen..

English translation: Throw the balls to each other not at each other

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22:00 Jul 11, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Sports / Fitness / Recreation
German term or phrase: ..nicht um die Ohren werfen..
Wenn Sie sich beim Sport die Baelle zuspielen – und nicht um die Ohren werfen.
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English translation:Throw the balls to each other not at each other
Explanation:
There's a German expression "ich hau dir um die Ohren" that means "I'll hit you."
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 04:42
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na +2Throw the balls to each other not at each other
Kim Metzger
naIf you pass the balls during games an don't just hit each other's heads (with them)beermatt


  

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22 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Throw the balls to each other not at each other


Explanation:
There's a German expression "ich hau dir um die Ohren" that means "I'll hit you."


    Bi-lingual background
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 04:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 113
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Uschi (Ursula) Walke: other than at each other?
1 hr

agree  Sonia Rowland: Okay!
2 hrs
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14 hrs
If you pass the balls during games an don't just hit each other's heads (with them)


Explanation:
"with them" would make it more precise, but also too long in my opinion.



    none needed, really.
beermatt
Local time: 11:42
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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