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судьбы, а порой и жизни людей

English translation: fortunes and even lives

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Russian term or phrase:судьбы, а порой и жизни людей
English translation:fortunes and even lives
Entered by: Сергей Лузан
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10:31 Jul 20, 2005
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Law (general)
Russian term or phrase: судьбы, а порой и жизни людей
Профессия юриста всегда имела особое значение, так как помогала гражданам осознать свои права и уметь их отстаивать. От знания и понимания права зависели судьбы, а порой и жизни людей.
The profession of a lawyer has always been of particular importance, since it helps citizens to realize and defend their rights. Many fates or even lives depend on knowing and realizing of the law.
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Local time: 16:53
fortunes and even lives
Explanation:
The Long View: The Enemy Within - Christianity Today magazine ...
... insatiable thirst for power, privilege, and ease, and who tend to pursue
self-interest at the expense of others' fortunes and even lives, if necessary. ...
www.ctlibrary.com/8755 - 38k - Cached - Similar pages

Significant Scots - Andrew Duncan
... often implicating the liberty, fortunes, and even lives of our fellow-creatures,
we cannot remain insensible of the great good he has achieved. ...
www.electricscotland.com/ history/other/duncan_andrew1.htm - 35k - Cached - Similar pages

Tony Wilson - Spice of Truth in the mince
Careers, fortunes and even lives hang by a very fine thread as the story approaches
a conclusion. Wilson’s style is light and engaging. ...
www.tonywilson.com.au/limelightreview.php

Употребление слова "форчун" в смысле "судьба" вносит больший социальный оптимизм, который должен быть у молодого абитуриента.

for·tune (fôr'chən)
n.

The chance happening of fortunate or adverse events; luck: He decided to go home for the holidays, and his fortune turned for the worse.
fortunes The turns of luck in the course of one's life.
Success, especially when at least partially resulting from luck: No matter what they tried, it ended in fortune.

A person's condition or standing in life determined by material possessions or financial wealth: She pursued her fortune in another country.
Extensive amounts of material possessions or money; wealth.
A large sum of money: spent a fortune on the new car.
often Fortune A hypothetical, often personified force or power that favorably or unfavorably governs the events of one's life: We believe that Fortune is on our side.

Fate; destiny: told my fortune with tarot cards.
A foretelling of one's destiny.

v., -tuned, -tun·ing, -tunes.

v.tr.
Archaic. To endow with wealth.
Obsolete. To ascribe or give good or bad fortune to.
v.intr. Archaic.

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16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
fortunes and even lives


Explanation:
The Long View: The Enemy Within - Christianity Today magazine ...
... insatiable thirst for power, privilege, and ease, and who tend to pursue
self-interest at the expense of others' fortunes and even lives, if necessary. ...
www.ctlibrary.com/8755 - 38k - Cached - Similar pages

Significant Scots - Andrew Duncan
... often implicating the liberty, fortunes, and even lives of our fellow-creatures,
we cannot remain insensible of the great good he has achieved. ...
www.electricscotland.com/ history/other/duncan_andrew1.htm - 35k - Cached - Similar pages

Tony Wilson - Spice of Truth in the mince
Careers, fortunes and even lives hang by a very fine thread as the story approaches
a conclusion. Wilson’s style is light and engaging. ...
www.tonywilson.com.au/limelightreview.php

Употребление слова "форчун" в смысле "судьба" вносит больший социальный оптимизм, который должен быть у молодого абитуриента.

for·tune (fôr'chən)
n.

The chance happening of fortunate or adverse events; luck: He decided to go home for the holidays, and his fortune turned for the worse.
fortunes The turns of luck in the course of one's life.
Success, especially when at least partially resulting from luck: No matter what they tried, it ended in fortune.

A person's condition or standing in life determined by material possessions or financial wealth: She pursued her fortune in another country.
Extensive amounts of material possessions or money; wealth.
A large sum of money: spent a fortune on the new car.
often Fortune A hypothetical, often personified force or power that favorably or unfavorably governs the events of one's life: We believe that Fortune is on our side.

Fate; destiny: told my fortune with tarot cards.
A foretelling of one's destiny.

v., -tuned, -tun·ing, -tunes.

v.tr.
Archaic. To endow with wealth.
Obsolete. To ascribe or give good or bad fortune to.
v.intr. Archaic.

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Сергей Лузан
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Vlad Poghosyan
4 mins
  -> Thank you, Vlad Poghosyan!

agree  Jack Doughty: I don't think all the references are relevant, but you are right.
5 mins
  -> Thank you, Jack Doughty! Yes, you are right, I just wanted to express higher degree of social optimism :) through implied ' good/ bad fortune' instead of 'fate' :)
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