tools of the party

05:42 Jan 14, 2010
English to Japanese translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: tools of the party
Used in a news article.

It seems like a metaphor, possible something ironic , I guess.

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nordlys75
Japan
Local time: 04:15


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3党の手先
Shimac
3パーティーの道具
yujialin668
1余興の道具
cinefil


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党の手先


Explanation:
party は「政党」ではないでしょうか。

Shimac
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パーティーの道具


Explanation:
It should be a kind of tools which can be used in a party. I don't think the party is the political one, I think the party should be the people gathering one.

yujialin668
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余興の道具


Explanation:
a guess

cinefil
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