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očekávala je nekonečná nevrcholící extáze

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10:58 Dec 31, 2010
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Czech to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / extáze
Czech term or phrase: očekávala je nekonečná nevrcholící extáze
p.31 -157 et seq.
Hannah Geiger
United States
Local time: 08:41
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Summary of answers provided
4there was endless non-culminating extasy waiting for themstoffa
3endless never-ending extasy was awaiting them
jankaisler
3they were in store for endless pleasure
Karel Kosman
3endless ever-building ecstasy awaited them
edward meegan
1 +1they were about to experience infinite nonculminating excitementHana Rutova


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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
endless never-ending extasy was awaiting them


Explanation:
extasy is being/staying on the summit, isn't it?

jankaisler
Local time: 14:41
Native speaker of: Czech
PRO pts in category: 8
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55 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
they were in store for endless pleasure


Explanation:
hey, where is this happening? Wouldn't mind getting some popcorn and front row seats...
What concerns confidence level, this sort of text needs to flow, poetically, with the surrounding text.

Karel Kosman
Czech Republic
Local time: 20:41
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Melissa Dedina: endless pleasure was in store for them, kdyz tak :)
3 hrs
  -> tres correct madame! Perhaps, as the "male aggressor", the more passionate, passive version eluded me. :(
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5 peer agreement (net): +1
they were about to experience infinite nonculminating excitement


Explanation:
endless meeting ( táhne se)
never-ending love (pozitivní))
infinite -absolutní

Hana Rutova
Local time: 14:41
Native speaker of: Czech

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Maria Chmelarova
2 hrs
  -> děkuji
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31 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
there was endless non-culminating extasy waiting for them


Explanation:
keep it as close to the original and in the same time make it sound natural. However, longer sample of the original text would be helpful.

stoffa
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124 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
endless ever-building ecstasy awaited them


Explanation:
Depending on the rest of the context, it might be appropriate to change up the negatives (I think nevrcholici could be construed positively :). And the "e" and "a" sounds have a nice alliteration.

edward meegan
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