Drunkard\'s grave

Portuguese translation: morrer em consequência do alcoolismo

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English term or phrase:reel into drunkard's graves
Portuguese translation:morrer em consequência do alcoolismo
Entered by: Oliveira Simões

02:48 Jul 18, 2018
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Religion / Religion/General
English term or phrase: Drunkard\'s grave
This is the context: "Less than 300 lives were lost on the Maine, and every twenty-four hours 300 in this country reel into drunkards’ graves. And yet there are men and women teaching that there is no such thing as sin!"

This book was first published in 1894, so the vocabulary is pretty old-fashioned.
Gabriel Alexandre
Brazil
Local time: 08:06
morrem em consequência do alcoolismo
Explanation:
Penso que uma tradução literal não faz sentido neste caso. Para a expressão "reel into drunkard's graves", sugiro "morrem em consequência do alcoolismo".

Tim O'Brien gravou uma música "country" chamada exatamente "Drunkard's Grave". Veja vídeo e letra a partir dos links abaixo.

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Note added at 1 day 15 hrs (2018-07-19 18:11:57 GMT)
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Literalmente falando, "reel into drunkard's graves" quer dizer "cambaleiam para o túmulo dos alcoólatras".

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Note added at 1 day 18 hrs (2018-07-19 21:28:14 GMT)
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Outra opção: caminham para a morte por alcoolismo.
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Local time: 04:06
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reel into drunkard's graves
morrem em consequência do alcoolismo


Explanation:
Penso que uma tradução literal não faz sentido neste caso. Para a expressão "reel into drunkard's graves", sugiro "morrem em consequência do alcoolismo".

Tim O'Brien gravou uma música "country" chamada exatamente "Drunkard's Grave". Veja vídeo e letra a partir dos links abaixo.

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Note added at 1 day 15 hrs (2018-07-19 18:11:57 GMT)
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Literalmente falando, "reel into drunkard's graves" quer dizer "cambaleiam para o túmulo dos alcoólatras".

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Note added at 1 day 18 hrs (2018-07-19 21:28:14 GMT)
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Outra opção: caminham para a morte por alcoolismo.


    https://youtu.be/UrTY1eeukBs
    Reference: http://timobrien.net/lyrics/drunkards-grave
Oliveira Simões
United States
Local time: 04:06
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 12
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