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di lì a poco

English translation: presently (soon)

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Italian term or phrase:di lì a poco
English translation:presently (soon)
Entered by: esoft
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16:52 Jun 15, 2005
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general) / contract language
Italian term or phrase: di lì a poco
L'ufficio mi chiede se venne mai fatto uno studio sulla possibilita di rimborsare, "di lì a poco," l'ingente debito di circa XXX miliardo di dollari che si era ormai maturato...
stevo
Local time: 01:46
presently (soon)
Explanation:
my take
by the way, would not surprise me if already in kudoz or glossaries
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esoft
Canada
Local time: 02:46
Grading comment
thank you very much!!!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +1presently (soon)
esoft


  

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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
di lì a poco
presently (soon)


Explanation:
my take
by the way, would not surprise me if already in kudoz or glossaries

esoft
Canada
Local time: 02:46
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 102
Grading comment
thank you very much!!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  luskie: ciao es :) I'd say more soon than presently... di lì a poco meaning a breve, entro breve tempo, a breve termine...
1 hr
  -> thanks - yes presently means soon, shortly.
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