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Rather than...afraid to ask.

French translation: Ce n'est pas tellement qu'il craint d'essuyer un refus de la part de l'employeur, c'est plutôt que l'employé craint de demander.

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English term or phrase:Rather than it being an employer actually saying no, it is really more that the employee is afraid to ask.
French translation:Ce n'est pas tellement qu'il craint d'essuyer un refus de la part de l'employeur, c'est plutôt que l'employé craint de demander.
Entered by: Daniel TOLEDANO
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02:25 Mar 22, 2002
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English term or phrase: Rather than...afraid to ask.
Meaning of this first sentence please? Here I am putting the brains of Anglophones to task!

Rather than it being an employer actually saying no, it is really more that the employee is afraid to ask.
-------------------------- Many members state that they are already getting static from their employers for taking too much time off for some courses or on job training. Members are afraid to lose job or seniority.
Daniel TOLEDANO
Ce n'est pas tellement ...
Explanation:

Ce n'est pas tellement qu'il craint d'essuyer un refus de la part de l'employeur, c'est plutôt que l'employé craint de demander.
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Claudia Iglesias
Chile
Local time: 20:46
Grading comment
Excellent!
Tu aurais dû naître en Angleterre... Bravo!
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4 +2Ce n'est pas tellement ...
Claudia Iglesias


  

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Ce n'est pas tellement ...


Explanation:

Ce n'est pas tellement qu'il craint d'essuyer un refus de la part de l'employeur, c'est plutôt que l'employé craint de demander.

Claudia Iglesias
Chile
Local time: 20:46
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 320
Grading comment
Excellent!
Tu aurais dû naître en Angleterre... Bravo!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  ALAIN COTE: C'est très joli ça Claudia :-)
8 mins

agree  Jean-Luc Dumont: Ce n'est pas tellement le fait que l'employeur refuse, c'est plutôt que l'employé craint de demander.
3 hrs
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