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21:11 Mar 27, 2007
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc. / general
English term or phrase: Up there, I see Jesus, Mary and Pete, THE BLACK TEAM
THE BLACK TEAM? What does it mean?...I cannot provide more context info.
But I need help!Thanks indeed :)
Alba_traducc
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4 +1Veo en lo alto a Jesús, María y Pete, el black team de IBM
patricia scott
4alla arriba veo a Jesus, Mary y Pete, el Equipo de Negro [de IBM]
Lydia De Jorge
3See answer.
Lorenia de la Vega
1el grupo de magia negracarolusarcaicos


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19 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5
up there, i see jesus, mary and pete, the black team
el grupo de magia negra


Explanation:
sin saber el contexto, una de las acepciones de black se refiere a
la magia negra. Y la mención de jesus,maria y pete parece apuntar
en ese sentido

carolusarcaicos
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
up there, i see jesus, mary and pete, the black team
See answer.


Explanation:
Perhaps something like "los dioses de su campo", or "la familia real de ___". The "Black Team" was feared, and almost seen as royalty in the software industry.

***A group of slightly above-average people assigned to do what many considered an unglamorous and thankless task not only achieved success beyond anyone's wildest expectations, but undoubtedly had a great time doing it and wound up becoming legends in their field.***

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Another option is, if they have the intention of conveying that this team creates animosity or is the nemesis of sth: "Jesús, Mary y Pete, la Bestia Negra".

http://buscon.rae.es/draeI/SrvltConsulta?TIPO_BUS=3&LEMA=bes...

~ negra.

1. f. Persona que concita particular rechazo o animadversión por parte de alguien

It conveys the idea of power, and uses the word "black" as well, so maybe you could use this.

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54 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
up there, i see jesus, mary and pete, the black team
alla arriba veo a Jesus, Mary y Pete, el Equipo de Negro [de IBM]


Explanation:
supongo que se trata de los que se ven en las alturas...

Lydia De Jorge
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
up there, i see jesus, mary and pete, the black team
Veo en lo alto a Jesús, María y Pete, el black team de IBM


Explanation:
equipo negro es ambiguo en español - el equipo puede ser de sonido, o de lo que sea - yo dejaría el black team y pondría entre paréntesis en todo caso la traducción

IBM. Hace unos años, leí una historia sobre los albores de las pruebas y las validaciones de sistemas informáticos. Es la leyenda del Black Team de IBM. ...
www.uhu.es/manuel.villa/blog/

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Note added at 3 hrs (2007-03-28 01:02:00 GMT)
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Sorry, Black Team con mayúscula..

patricia scott
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agree  Swatchka
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