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en arrière magistral

English translation: magical/magnificent journey back in time

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French term or phrase:retour en arrière magistral
English translation:magical/magnificent journey back in time
Entered by: Victoria Burns
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13:26 Jan 17, 2008
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tourism & Travel
French term or phrase: en arrière magistral
Quand on a besoin de suspendre le cours des choses. Seule l'Egypte vous permet d'arrêter la course du temps.

Le long du Nil, de la beauté des paysages à la chaleur des habitants, tout prépare lentement à un retour en arrière magistral.

About a cruise on the Nile.
MSH
Local time: 07:07
magical/magnificent journey back in time
Explanation:
I think this is what is meant - the 'retour en arrière' being the concept, 'magistral' being the adjective
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Victoria Burns
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:07
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3 +7magical/magnificent journey back in time
Victoria Burns


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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +7
magical/magnificent journey back in time


Explanation:
I think this is what is meant - the 'retour en arrière' being the concept, 'magistral' being the adjective

Victoria Burns
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:07
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Miranda Joubioux
11 mins
  -> Thanks Miranda :-)

agree  Emma Paulay
23 mins
  -> Thanks Emma :-)

agree  Carol Gullidge: yes, magistral goes with retour - which should by rights have been included in the term. How about "a splendid journey back in time"? I also like magical, but wonder if it's too far from the ST...
29 mins
  -> Thanks Carol. Yeah, I agree, 'magical' isn't exactly what the ST SAYS, but I think this is rather the general meaning of it. I guess a number of adjective could replace 'magical' here.

agree  Lany Chabot-Laroche
33 mins
  -> Thanks Lany :-)

agree  AllegroTrans: Excellent, but it's not a PRO-term
2 hrs
  -> Thanks AT!

agree  Ingeborg Gowans: yes, w/Allegro
7 hrs
  -> Thanks :-)

agree  siragui
18 hrs
  -> Thanks siragui :-)
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Changes made by editors
Jan 22, 2008 - Changes made by Victoria Burns:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term
Jan 17, 2008 - Changes made by Ingeborg Gowans:
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