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"Der Hersteller hat das Metall nicht geprüft."

Translation:The producer has not tested the metal.

June 5, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DLFrenchTree

Is "Der Produzent" the same as "Der Hersteller"?

http://www.dict.cc/?s=producer


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sakasiru

"Der Produzent" is often used in the media business, while someone (often the company) making physical goods is usually called "Hersteller". But it's not wrong to call them "Produzent" either.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nate53000

Is there a distinction between "has not tested" and "did not test." In english, i believe "has not" implies there is still time to test (has not tested yet); whereas "did not test" suggests the opportunity has passed.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kirsty996500

You are correct


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sulpiz

Yes, just more formal and less used (in my region) "der Produzent".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rod236555

In American English (is that an oxymoron?) the following would be just as accurate as your translation: the producer did not have the metal tested

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