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Spanish translation: engullida

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English term or phrase:snapped up
Spanish translation:engullida
Entered by: Peter Bagney
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19:30 Oct 17, 2002
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: snapped up
Last month, Pharmacia itself was snapped up by Pfitzer, an American rival, and the Monsanto sale was pushed forward.
Nakina
comprada
Explanation:
aunque si prefieres algo más "poético", puedes decir "engullida"
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Peter Bagney
Spain
Local time: 21:06
Grading comment
Gracias por la ayuda!!
Saludos,
Nakina.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +6compradaPeter Bagney


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +6
comprada


Explanation:
aunque si prefieres algo más "poético", puedes decir "engullida"

Peter Bagney
Spain
Local time: 21:06
PRO pts in pair: 1429
Grading comment
Gracias por la ayuda!!
Saludos,
Nakina.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Thierry LOTTE
2 mins

agree  Egmont: o adquirida o absorbida...
5 mins

agree  Pablo Fdez. Moriano: Absorbida es lo más extendido, pero me gusta engullida, porque snapped up es más infirmal, da la idea de que "se la tragaron de un bocado"
30 mins

agree  Refugio: Literalmente, 'agarrada', con la idea de comprada rapido y de buen precio.
31 mins

agree  LoreAC
2 hrs

agree  Begoña Yañez
2 hrs
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