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squirming stage

Spanish translation: punto crítico

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English term or phrase:squirming stage
Spanish translation:punto crítico
Entered by: Daltry Gárate
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02:42 Jul 12, 2008
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
English term or phrase: squirming stage
You can work the CB650 right out to the *squirming stage* of tire adhesión without banging bits of hardware on the road.
Daltry Gárate
Bolivia
Local time: 09:58
punto crítico
Explanation:
La frase "squirming stage" se usa para decir que algo está en su punto más crítico, por cuanto "stage" puede ser estado, punto y "squirming" significa "retorcerse, retorcimiento", lo cual, confirmado con los ejemplos de uso, puede verse que completa una frase como "punto de retorcerse" o mejor, "punto crítico" o también "punto álgido".

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Note added at 3 horas (2008-07-12 05:45:39 GMT)
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Squirm también significa humillación o vergüenza, pero no encajan en éste contexto...
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Manuel Espejo
Local time: 08:58
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punto crítico


Explanation:
La frase "squirming stage" se usa para decir que algo está en su punto más crítico, por cuanto "stage" puede ser estado, punto y "squirming" significa "retorcerse, retorcimiento", lo cual, confirmado con los ejemplos de uso, puede verse que completa una frase como "punto de retorcerse" o mejor, "punto crítico" o también "punto álgido".

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Note added at 3 horas (2008-07-12 05:45:39 GMT)
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Squirm también significa humillación o vergüenza, pero no encajan en éste contexto...

Example sentence(s):
  • NASCAR right now is in the squirming stage
  • If she has attentive caregivers, they are starting to problem-solve at the squirming stage.
Manuel Espejo
Local time: 08:58
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Muchas gracias por tu tiempo

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