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    im eigenen Saft schmoren - to stew in one's own juice

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    im eigenen Saft schmoren


    to stew in one's own juice

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    Selbstverständlich wollen wir nicht im eigenen Saft schmoren.

    Of course we don’t want to stew in our own juice.
    I'm looking for a more refined way of saying this when talking about annual meetings, in answer to the question as to whether it's all just navel gazing.
    AuthorDW (EN) (241915) 13 Dec 07, 08:29
    Boring, but

    "Of course, we don't want to be self-indulgent."
    "Of course, we want to avoid self-indulgence."
    #1AuthorPhillipp13 Dec 07, 08:42
    don't want to be a mutual admiration society?
    #2Authornoli13 Dec 07, 08:50
    Great, thanks guys!
    #3AuthorDW (EN) (241915) 13 Dec 07, 09:26
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