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18:23 Sep 11, 2007
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English to Swedish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Religion / Documentary
English term or phrase: put something under the cross
Det här kommer från en tv-dokumentär, och jag förstår inte innebörden i "put it right under the cross", så om någon kan hjälpa mig att klargöra detta, vore jag väldigt tacksam. =)

Sammanhanget är som följer:
"Resident chaplain at Villa St. Louis was Father Richard Ward.
(...)
That priest was a special man. Nearly once a week, he stopped at the farm. At that time my dad, managing the farm put it right under the cross.
(...)
The Potvins all live in homes on the St. Louis farm."
Betty Wahlund
Local time: 22:10
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2låta något falla i kyrkans ägoMartin Englander


  

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2 days15 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
låta något falla i kyrkans ägo


Explanation:
Det kan inte ha med en överlåtelse att göra?

Jag tror att "the cross" är en metafor för kyrkan. När ett hus t.ex. blir militär egendom kan man beskriva detta som: "föll i Kronan ägo"

Gården donerades kanske till kyrkan?

Martin Englander
Local time: 22:10
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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