clarobscurs (as a metaphor)

22:35 May 14, 2008
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Catalan to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - History
Catalan term or phrase: clarobscurs (as a metaphor)
Els clarobscurs de la transició

Same as my Q re "llarg tunel"

Except that here I don't think chairoscuro wd work at all.
Lia Fail (X)
Spain
Local time: 06:44


Summary of answers provided
5gray areas (US), grey areas (UK)
Isabel Fernandez
4 +1contradictions / incongruities
Ross Andrew Parker


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6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
contradictions / incongruities


Explanation:
Claroscuro (RAE):
4. m. Conjunto de rasgos contradictorios de una persona, de una situación o de una cosa.

Ross Andrew Parker
Local time: 06:44
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 42

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Etienne Wallace
42 mins
  -> Thanks, Etienne.

neutral  Berni Armstrong: How about a combination? The contradictions and grey areas characteristic of the transition?
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6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
gray areas (US), grey areas (UK)


Explanation:
És la traducció més literal que se m'ocorreix.


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_area
Isabel Fernandez
United States
Local time: 00:44
Native speaker of: Native in CatalanCatalan, Native in SpanishSpanish
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