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20:01 Jan 25, 2004
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: into the shape of a
they tried themselves into the shape of a prayer every practice in which they allow themselves
Rosario Carnivale
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1en forma de / en la forma de
Francisco Bolaños
4con la apariencia de...xxxdawn39
4pusieron en toda clase de plegariaFrida Tussie
1 +1Intentaron rezar..
Felicite Robertson


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26 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Intentaron rezar..


Explanation:
Is there not a problem with the time:
"they tried" and then "they allow"

Could this mean that they tried to apply a theory, a precept?

I agree with Pablo Grosschmid, we could do with some more context.

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Note added at 2004-01-25 20:29:22 (GMT)
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Is there not a problem with the time:
\"they tried\" and then \"they allow\"

Sorry, my mistake, I misread

Felicite Robertson
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:52
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 132

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Refugio: The English text being translated is full of such problems.
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25 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
en forma de / en la forma de


Explanation:
Es imposible ser más preciso sin conocer el contexto.

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Note added at 28 mins (2004-01-25 20:30:04 GMT)
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en forma de plegaria/rezo/súplica

Francisco Bolaños
Local time: 21:52
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 125

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxdawn39: un cordial saludo :)
7 hrs
  -> otro saludo para ti! .-)
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
pusieron en toda clase de plegaria


Explanation:
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Frida Tussie
United States
Local time: 12:52
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 177
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
con la apariencia de...


Explanation:
Hola, Rosario.

Otra opción.
Saludos cordiales.
:)



xxxdawn39
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 1846
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