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was a most exact dealer in truth

Spanish translation: se atenía a la verdad del modo más estricto

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English term or phrase:was a most exact dealer in truth
Spanish translation:se atenía a la verdad del modo más estricto
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21:45 Jan 14, 2004
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: was a most exact dealer in truth
"he was a man of a sober mind and was a most exact dealer in truth, he never allowed his tongue the license of immodest commendation."
Vanesa Das Roldn
se atenía a la verdad del modo más estricto
Explanation:
I think the phrase refers to his general outlook on life, not at all to business deals (at least, not specifically).
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rdom
Uruguay
Local time: 19:21
Grading comment
Excellent option! Thank you so much, rdom!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
se atenía a la verdad del modo más estricto


Explanation:
I think the phrase refers to his general outlook on life, not at all to business deals (at least, not specifically).

rdom
Uruguay
Local time: 19:21
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 219
Grading comment
Excellent option! Thank you so much, rdom!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Edward Potter: That's what I think the primary or conscious meaning of the phrase is.
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agree  Steven Capsuto
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agree  Maria Belarra
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