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separarse de los originales

English translation: part with the originals

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Spanish term or phrase:separarse de los originales
English translation:part with the originals
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22:39 Feb 17, 2005
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Spanish term or phrase: separarse de los originales
"Era casi imposible **separarse de los originales** que, por una u otra razón, siempre se necesitaban de nuevo."

(extracto de una carta en la que se habla de los originales de un material al que se le sacaron copias para armar un libro)
Yvonne Becker
Local time: 10:02
part with the originals
Explanation:
Merriam-Webster

Original

2 a : that from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made b : a work composed firsthand


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Merriam-Webster:

PART (v.)


Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary






14 entries found for part. The first 10 are listed below.
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part[1,noun]part[2,verb]part[3,adverb]part[4,adjective]partbeauty partimaginary partpart and parcelpart of speechpart-song

Main Entry: 2part
Function: verb
Etymology: Middle English, from Old French partir, from Latin partire to divide, from part-, pars
intransitive senses
1 a : to separate from or take leave of someone b : to take leave of one another
2 : to become separated into parts
3 a : to go away : DEPART b : DIE
4 : to become separated, detached, or broken
5 : to relinquish possession or control <hated to part with that money>

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Ltemes
United States
Local time: 07:02
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part with the originals


Explanation:
Merriam-Webster

Original

2 a : that from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made b : a work composed firsthand


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Note added at 2 mins (2005-02-17 22:42:39 GMT)
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Merriam-Webster:

PART (v.)


Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary






14 entries found for part. The first 10 are listed below.
To select an entry, click on it. For more results, click here.
part[1,noun]part[2,verb]part[3,adverb]part[4,adjective]partbeauty partimaginary partpart and parcelpart of speechpart-song

Main Entry: 2part
Function: verb
Etymology: Middle English, from Old French partir, from Latin partire to divide, from part-, pars
intransitive senses
1 a : to separate from or take leave of someone b : to take leave of one another
2 : to become separated into parts
3 a : to go away : DEPART b : DIE
4 : to become separated, detached, or broken
5 : to relinquish possession or control <hated to part with that money>



Ltemes
United States
Local time: 07:02
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 28
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!

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agree  marybro
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