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06:39 Jan 13, 2008
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English to Italian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: to loom large
Scrivo una tesi academica del Gattopardo e I promessi sposi -- vorrei comunicare in modo più elegante il seguito:

The fact that these novels loom so large in the Italian canon merits further examination.

Grazie!
eccotraduttrice
United States
Local time: 14:29
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Summary of answers provided
5 +2sono molto importanti
Gina Ferlisi
4Che questi due romanzi...
Fiamma Lolli
4facciano sentire (tutto) il loro peso
Sarah Cuminetti
3occupano una posizione di primo piano
Fiorsam


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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
sono molto importanti


Explanation:
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/loom large

sono molto importanti - is the italian way of saying this phrase

Gina Ferlisi
Italy
Local time: 21:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ItalianItalian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  simona trapani
51 mins
  -> Grazie simona

agree  Maria Luisa Dell'Orto
2 hrs
  -> thanks maria
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
occupano una posizione di primo piano


Explanation:
credo che sia la traduzione piu' idiomatica

Fiorsam
United States
Local time: 15:29
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Native speaker of: Italian
PRO pts in category: 20
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Che questi due romanzi...


Explanation:
...costituiscano altrettanti cambiamenti di prospettiva nel corpus letterario...

Fiamma Lolli
Italy
Local time: 21:29
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 103
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2 days7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
facciano sentire (tutto) il loro peso


Explanation:
un'altra possibilità!

Sarah Cuminetti
Italy
Local time: 21:29
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in EnglishEnglish
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