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right up to the bitter end

French translation: jusqu'à la catastrophe

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English term or phrase:right up to the bitter end
French translation:jusqu'à la catastrophe
Entered by: markmx
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23:23 Dec 28, 2002
English to French translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: right up to the bitter end
'they'll carry on this way right up to the bitter end'

conclusions of an environmental report
markmx
Local time: 14:27
Ils continueront de cette façon jusqu'à la catastrophe
Explanation:
jusqu'à ce que ça tourne mal.
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Florence B
France
Local time: 14:27
Grading comment
Thanks to everyone for your good suggestions. 'catastrophe'works well for me here.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +3Ils continueront de cette façon jusqu'à la catastrophe
Florence B
5 +2tout droit vers l'issue fatalexxxCHENOUMI
5Ils continueront e cette manière jusqu'au boutBechir Saadaoui
4 +1ils iront jusqu'au bout de leur logique quelles que soient les conséquences
cjohnstone
4 +1Ils boiront la coupe jusqu'à la lie...
irat56
4il continueront de cette façon sans répit,
NancyLynn
4jusqu'a la fin,jusqu'au boutchristian calvet
3ils continueront tout droit jusqu'au bout
Arnold Baren


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Ils continueront de cette façon jusqu'à la catastrophe


Explanation:
jusqu'à ce que ça tourne mal.

Florence B
France
Local time: 14:27
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 1727
Grading comment
Thanks to everyone for your good suggestions. 'catastrophe'works well for me here.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  lien
2 hrs

agree  Geneviève von Levetzow
9 hrs

agree  Louise Dupont
14 hrs
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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
il continueront de cette façon sans répit,


Explanation:
jusqu'à conclusion amère, incontournable.

NancyLynn
Canada
Local time: 08:27
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 853
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6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
tout droit vers l'issue fatale


Explanation:
"they'll carry on this way right up to the bitter end" > ils continueront sur cette voie tout droit vers l'issue fatale.
Or
... tout droit vers l'inévitable conclusion.
... tout droit vers leur perte.

-------------------
1)... Mais l’extinction d’une ressource non renouvelable, issue fatale d’un ... apparue
voici quelques années en droit international de l'environnement, est dite ...
www.sociologics.org/temporalistes/ home/texte/remond/remo1.htm

2) ... La commission Santé-Environnement de l'URMLA a organisé une conférence débat ... plus
importante, durée d'évolution plus longue, mais toujours issue fatale. ...
www.urmla.org/public.php?pg=menu_dossier2


xxxCHENOUMI
Native speaker of: Native in Haitian-CreoleHaitian-Creole, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 1262

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Geneviève von Levetzow
2 hrs
  -> Meilleurs voeux !

agree  Louise Dupont
7 hrs
  -> Meilleurs voeux !
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8 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Ils boiront la coupe jusqu'à la lie...


Explanation:
Just a suggestion

irat56
France
Local time: 14:27
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 1427

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Louise Dupont
6 hrs
  -> Merci!
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11 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
ils iront jusqu'au bout de leur logique quelles que soient les conséquences


Explanation:
another go

cjohnstone
France
Local time: 14:27
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2457

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Céline Graciet
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11 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
ils continueront tout droit jusqu'au bout


Explanation:
Autre suggestion plus neutre, car j'ignore de qui l'on parle. Il s'agit d'un rapport sur l'environnement, donc la question est : qui continuera ? les pollueurs ou ceux qui veulent prendre des mesures salutaires ?

Arnold Baren
France
Local time: 14:27
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
jusqu'a la fin,jusqu'au bout


Explanation:
...,

christian calvet
Australia
Local time: 20:27
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Ils continueront e cette manière jusqu'au bout


Explanation:
we have to bear in mind that it's "carry on this way"

Bechir Saadaoui
Local time: 13:27
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