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Spanish translation: escapar

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23:22 Apr 30, 2008
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Military / Defense / combate naval
English term or phrase: get clear
contexto.....How to manage a fight at sea, 1653
The captain gives the command: "make fast your grapplings," whereupon one reports to him: " Captain, we are fowl on each other, and the ship is on fire." Cut anything to get clear, and smother the fire with wet clothes.In such a case they will presently be such friends as to help one the other all they can to Get Clear, lest they both should burn together and sink, and if they be generous, the fire quenched, drink kindely one to another; heave their cans over board, and then begin again as before.
carolinampuero
Spanish translation:escapar
Explanation:
in this context getting clear is them getting off the ship. They want to escape and not go down with the ship in flames. There might

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Note added at 5 mins (2008-04-30 23:28:33 GMT)
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be a better term.
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Harold Molina
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
escapar


Explanation:
in this context getting clear is them getting off the ship. They want to escape and not go down with the ship in flames. There might

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Note added at 5 mins (2008-04-30 23:28:33 GMT)
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be a better term.

Harold Molina
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4

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