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nothing short of huge

Portuguese translation: simplesmente enormes (imensos, fomidáveis) // enormes (imensos, formidáveis) mesmos

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English term or phrase:nothing short of huge
Portuguese translation:simplesmente enormes (imensos, fomidáveis) // enormes (imensos, formidáveis) mesmos
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
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18:01 Oct 24, 2007
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Marketing - Advertising / Public Relations
English term or phrase: nothing short of huge
It is readily apparent that positive sales increases materialized for all products and both test conditions; in some instances the increases were nothing short of huge.
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Sei que NOTHING SHORT OF é usado para indicar a bad situation, quality or type of behaviour.
Portanto, como traduzir aqui, quando essa expressão está associada a HUGE.
Seria: os aumentos foram simplesmente estrondosos?
Teresa Cristina Felix de Sousa
Brazil
Local time: 03:35
simplesmente enormes (imensos, fomidáveis) // enormes (imensos, formidáveis) mesmos
Explanation:
huge ['hju:dZ]
adjectivo
1. muito grande;
2. enorme, imenso, formidável;

Mike :)

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Note added at 15 mins (2007-10-24 18:17:05 GMT) Post-grading
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De nada, Teresa - Mike :)
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Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 02:35
Grading comment
Muito obrigada
Teresa
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4 +4simplesmente enormes (imensos, fomidáveis) // enormes (imensos, formidáveis) mesmos
Michael Powers (PhD)


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
simplesmente enormes (imensos, fomidáveis) // enormes (imensos, formidáveis) mesmos


Explanation:
huge ['hju:dZ]
adjectivo
1. muito grande;
2. enorme, imenso, formidável;

Mike :)

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Note added at 15 mins (2007-10-24 18:17:05 GMT) Post-grading
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De nada, Teresa - Mike :)

Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 02:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 92
Grading comment
Muito obrigada
Teresa

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christiane Jost
0 min
  -> Obrigado, Christiane - Mike :)

agree  Mariana Moreira
0 min
  -> Obrigado, Mariana - Mike :)

agree  Marcia Galdi
4 mins
  -> Obrigado, Marcia - Mike :)

agree  Humberto Ribas
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Oct 24, 2007 - Changes made by Michael Powers (PhD):
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/20101">Teresa Cristina Felix de Sousa's</a> old entry - "nothing short of huge" » "simplesmente enormes (imensos, fomidáveis) // enormes (imensos, formidáveis) mesmos"


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