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Spanish translation: que condenan/desacreditan con elogios sutiles

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English term or phrase:damning
Spanish translation:que condenan/desacreditan con elogios sutiles
Entered by: Adriana de Groote
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03:32 Apr 2, 2007
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Religion / teosofia
English term or phrase: damning
Podrían ayudarme con el significado de damning? Gracias!
; little hints and remarks, "damning with faint praise," being thrown out now and again - a well-known form of "suggestion."

pequeñas indirectas y comentarios, “que pretenden desacreditar a través de alabanzas sutiles”,
andrea fernande
Local time: 13:11
que condenan/desacreditan con elogios sutiles
Explanation:
Yo no le pondría el "pretenden", pues no lo dice ni lo implica.
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Adriana de Groote
Guatemala
Local time: 10:11
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4 +7que condenan/desacreditan con elogios sutiles
Adriana de Groote


  

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que condenan/desacreditan con elogios sutiles


Explanation:
Yo no le pondría el "pretenden", pues no lo dice ni lo implica.

Adriana de Groote
Guatemala
Local time: 10:11
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 124

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agree  Robert Copeland
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agree  Lydia De Jorge
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agree  Cándida Artime
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agree  Anabel Canon: Me gusta "desacreditan con elogios sutiles"; damn someone/something with faint praise: to praise something or someone in such a weak way that it is obvious you do not really admire them (http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/damning with faint prais...
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  -> Muchas gracias por la referencia. ¡Un gran saludo!

agree  Refugio: As Alexander Pope, who coined the phrase, put it: "without sneering, teach the rest to sneer".
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  -> Thanks, Ruth!
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