even more german help - ausgemachten

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even more german help - ausgemachten

Post by Sam Wren » 26 Oct 2018 08:02

The sentence is: "Im Bereich der ausgemachten Friedhofsmauer zieht sich der Feind zurück." The meanings for the adjectival form of "ausmachen" that I can find (agreed, complete, utter) do not seem to fit in this context. What is the appropriate English translation in this case, please? muchísimas gracias por su ayuda.

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Re: even more german help - ausgemachten

Post by Helmut0815 » 26 Oct 2018 08:28

In this context "ausgemacht" means spotted or identified.

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Re: even more german help - ausgemachten

Post by history1 » 27 Oct 2018 13:46

Can only agree with Helmut´s explanation.
The whole sentence would be " In the area of the identified cemetary wall the enemy is retreating".

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Re: even more german help - ausgemachten

Post by Sam Wren » 03 Nov 2018 03:32

thanks again to both of you.

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