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they would sniff

Spanish translation: desdeñarían tu (su) queja y dirían

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05:01 Jul 8, 2007
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - IT (Information Technology) / Photo editor
English term or phrase: they would sniff
If you decided to switch to a different brand of photo editor, you wouldn’t be able to edit any of your old photos. If you complained to the makers of your old photo editor, they would sniff and declare “We don’t know what that other photo editor might do with your data.
Ericad
Local time: 18:09
Spanish translation:desdeñarían tu (su) queja y dirían
Explanation:
El término está siendo usado algo incorrectamente porque le falta una proposición, pero "sniff" se refiere al siguiente significado de la palabra en este contexto:

"To regard something in a contemptuous or dismissive manner: The critics sniffed at the adaptation of the novel to film."

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Marcelo Silveyra
United States
Local time: 14:09
Grading comment
Muchas gracias!!
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4 +4desdeñarían tu (su) queja y dirían
Marcelo Silveyra


  

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desdeñarían tu (su) queja y dirían


Explanation:
El término está siendo usado algo incorrectamente porque le falta una proposición, pero "sniff" se refiere al siguiente significado de la palabra en este contexto:

"To regard something in a contemptuous or dismissive manner: The critics sniffed at the adaptation of the novel to film."

¡Suerte!

Marcelo Silveyra
United States
Local time: 14:09
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 44
Grading comment
Muchas gracias!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  jack_speak
13 mins

agree  Pato85
4 hrs

agree  Ramon Inglada
4 hrs

agree  nedra: Yes! But I think the original is fine, just indicates they made a scornful noise.
7 hrs
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