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Pleitegeier

  
Plei•te•gei•er      m  
inf  
a    (=drohende Pleite)   vulture  
über der Firma schwebt or kreist der Pleitegeier      the vultures are hovering over the firm, the threat of bankruptcy is hanging over the firm  
b    (=Bankrotteur)   bankrupt
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
über der Firma schwebt {oder} kreist der Pleitegeier exp.
the vultures are hovering over the firm ; the threat of bankruptcy is hanging over the firm

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"Pleitegeier": examples and translations in context
Da ist die Industrie intelligent genug, um sich selbst vor solchen freeridern oder - Verzeihung - auch Pleitegeiern zu schützen. Industry is clever enough to protect itself against such free-riders, or, if you will excuse the expression, these wolves.
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