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English translation: hook

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Spanish term or phrase:gancho
English translation:hook
Entered by: David Hollywood
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02:37 Jul 6, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / novela
Spanish term or phrase: gancho
molinete, gancho, firulete

El texto es parte de una novela en la que el protagonista tiene que aprender los pasos y figuras del tango. En una oración describe la coreografía:

Cada paso, cada molinete, cada gancho, cada firulete... en fin, cada movimiento era una estampa pura del tango argentino.
Sandra Rodriguez
Puerto Rico
Local time: 14:56
hook
Explanation:
The term in tango refers to the man sweeping his foot to “draw” the sphere of light. Gancho: The Hook. The action of hooking or wrapping one leg around the ...
www.tangosilhouette.com/dictionary_of_tango_terms.htm - 44k - Cached - Similar pages
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David Hollywood
Local time: 15:56
Grading comment
Gracias David por tu pronta respuesta y por el muy útil glosario especializado de tango.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +9hook
David Hollywood


  

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +9
hook


Explanation:
The term in tango refers to the man sweeping his foot to “draw” the sphere of light. Gancho: The Hook. The action of hooking or wrapping one leg around the ...
www.tangosilhouette.com/dictionary_of_tango_terms.htm - 44k - Cached - Similar pages


David Hollywood
Local time: 15:56
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 112
Grading comment
Gracias David por tu pronta respuesta y por el muy útil glosario especializado de tango.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  maryro
2 mins

agree  Rosina Peixoto
9 mins

agree  Steven Huddleston: YES!
13 mins

agree  Nelida Kreer
34 mins

neutral  nigthgirl: I think that is someting more than simple hook but your answer is good
1 hr

agree  Mariana Gozzarelli: Yes, it's the action of hooking the leg of the dancing partner...
1 hr

agree  Robert Mota
1 hr

agree  Cristina Morales Burgess
5 hrs

agree  Egmont
8 hrs

agree  Gabriel Csaba: I'd be thrilled to know what Sandra choose for molinete and firulete!
10 hrs
  -> thanks to all :)
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Changes made by editors
Jul 7, 2008 - Changes made by David Hollywood:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/578138">Sandra Rodriguez's</a> old entry - "gancho" » "hook"


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