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    Translation correct?

    Der Knabe versuchte den Blick des Maedchens zu vermeiden. - The boy tried to avoid the look of the g…

    Source Language Term

    Der Knabe versuchte den Blick des Maedchens zu vermeiden.

    Correct?

    The boy tried to avoid the look of the girl.

    Examples/ definitions with source references
    Der Knabe hat den Blick des Mädchens vermieden. = The boy avoided the look of the girl.

    Comment
    Other variant:
    Der Knabe ist den Blick des Maedchens ausgewichen. = The boy shirked from the look of the girl.
    AuthorKwiečiusz18 Dec 07, 16:31
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    The boy tried to avoid the girl's gaze.

    shirk only works imo for work or other things you would have to do, but avoid. A look is a facial expression "she gave him a nasty look".
    #1AuthorSelkie (236097) 18 Dec 07, 16:41
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    to shirk from a look

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    einem Blick ausweichen



    Comment
    But I saw under
    http://www.dict.cc/?s=%09einem+Blick+ausweichen

    "to shirk from a look = einem Blick ausweichen"

    What's your opinion about that?
    #2AuthorKwiečiusz18 Dec 07, 16:52
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    for one thing, you don't shirk "from" something, you shirk something, such as work, or your duties. You wouldn't shirk a look.
    #3Authorsammy18 Dec 07, 17:06
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    shrink maybe, shirk no. Dict.cc is infamous for including any number of mistakes.
    #4AuthorSelkie (236097) 18 Dec 07, 17:21
     
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