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Polish translation: przestrzegać litery i ducha

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11:52 Sep 23, 2007
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
English term or phrase: letter and spirit
"We will observe respective regulations in both the letter and the spirit"
Fragment polityki firmy produkującej napoje alkoholowe odnośnie dystrybucji alkoholu (w kontekście zakazu sprzedaży alkoholu nieletnim)
KaHa
Local time: 11:58
Polish translation:przestrzegać litery i ducha
Explanation:
Oxford dictionary podaje taki idiom: to respect the letter, if not the spirit, of the law - przestrzegać litery, jeśli nie ducha, prawa
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Dorota Nowakówna
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Local time: 11:58
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bardzo dziękuję!
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3 +5przestrzegać litery i ducha
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przestrzegać litery i ducha


Explanation:
Oxford dictionary podaje taki idiom: to respect the letter, if not the spirit, of the law - przestrzegać litery, jeśli nie ducha, prawa


Dorota Nowakówna
Poland
Local time: 11:58
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Native speaker of: Polish
PRO pts in category: 4
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bardzo dziękuję!

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agree  Roman Kozierkiewicz
0 min

agree  allp: Niestety, dwuznaczności słowa "spirit" raczej nie da się tu zachować. BTW, w polskim częściej stosuje się odwrotną kolejność - ducha i litery - jakoś to lepiej brzmi.
5 mins

agree  Polangmar
26 mins

agree  skisteeps
2 hrs

agree  inmb
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