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coquetel volante

English translation: waitstaff-served cocktail

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Portuguese term or phrase:coquetel volante
English translation:waitstaff-served cocktail
Entered by: Eliane Rio Branco
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17:18 Aug 12, 2002
Portuguese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: coquetel volante
Como poderia traduzir coquetel volante, é um orçamento com cardápio para um evento. Há uma parte que é servida numa mesa e o coquetel volante. Será que served cocktail? Help!
Eliane
Obrigada a todos antecipadamente
Eliane Rio Branco
Brazil
Local time: 20:44
waitstaff-served cocktails
Explanation:
as opposed to a getting one at the bar

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Note added at 2002-08-12 21:09:23 (GMT) Post-grading
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FINAL: waitstaff-served cocktail reception

then you get the food too! as suggested by Sonia
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Jane Lamb-Ruiz
Grading comment
Thanks, I will accept your suggestion.
Eliane
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
waitstaff-served cocktails


Explanation:
as opposed to a getting one at the bar

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Note added at 2002-08-12 21:09:23 (GMT) Post-grading
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FINAL: waitstaff-served cocktail reception

then you get the food too! as suggested by Sonia

Jane Lamb-Ruiz
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 3273
Grading comment
Thanks, I will accept your suggestion.
Eliane

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ana Paula Miraldo: seems a very nice suggestion
3 mins
  -> Thanx

agree  Emilia Carneiro
26 mins
  -> Thanx, Ms. Lamb :)

agree  BrazBiz: yes, served around the room by waiters!
49 mins
  -> you mean waiters flying around the room? :)

agree  Sonia Garrett: could it be also a buffet served by the waiters?
3 hrs
  -> of course, they can serve hors d'oeuvres but not buffet, that's self-serve by definition

agree  LoreAC
14 hrs
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