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pico al aire

English translation: breath of fresh air; breathe fresh air

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00:33 Feb 22, 2006
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Spanish term or phrase: pico al aire
Used to describe an artist's work. (Her work is) un canto que no le impide ir a lo mas alto, en soledad y sin ataduras para poner "el pico al aire"
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English translation:breath of fresh air; breathe fresh air
Explanation:
one would say, her work is like a breath of fresh air
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Marian Greenfield
Local time: 17:56
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Thanks, after more digging I found out the author was paraphrasing St. John of the Cross and making an analogy between the artist and a bird that points his beak in the air. So actually - and unbeknownst to me at the time I posted this - it was meant to be translated quite literally.
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4breath of fresh air; breathe fresh air
Marian Greenfield


  

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breath of fresh air; breathe fresh air


Explanation:
one would say, her work is like a breath of fresh air

Marian Greenfield
Local time: 17:56
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 22
Grading comment
Thanks, after more digging I found out the author was paraphrasing St. John of the Cross and making an analogy between the artist and a bird that points his beak in the air. So actually - and unbeknownst to me at the time I posted this - it was meant to be translated quite literally.
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