true nemesis

Russian translation: подлинный враг, истинный мститель

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English term or phrase:true nemesis
Russian translation:подлинный враг, истинный мститель
Entered by: Valery Kaminski

20:32 Nov 29, 2006
English to Russian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / Приключения
English term or phrase: true nemesis
Контекст:
Stripped of his Venezuelan
oil fields, Bob Sherman escapes
a dungeon prison and battles
local pirates masquerading as
rebels - all to reveal his one
true nemesis.
Это аннотация повести, больше контекста нет.
Valery Kaminski
Belarus
Local time: 19:13
подлинный враг, истинный мститель
Explanation:
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Kirill Semenov
Ukraine
Local time: 19:13
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Summary of answers provided
3 +2подлинный враг, истинный мститель
Kirill Semenov
4(свой) истинный удел
Tatyana Leshkevich
4и все для того, чтобы разоблачить (найти среди многих) своего врага и отомстить ему
voloshinab
4настоящее возмездие
anatolia iosifidou
4 -1заслуженное наказание
salavat


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подлинный враг, истинный мститель


Explanation:
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Kirill Semenov
Ukraine
Local time: 19:13
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 605
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tevah_Trans: Agree with "vrag" - not "mstitel'". I would maybe even say "кровный враг", or something like that.
1 hr

agree  EugeneXP: кто стоит за его несчастьями / бедами
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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
настоящее возмездие


Explanation:
борется со всеми ними, чтобы/показывая им свой страшный гнев, воздавая им настоящее возмездие

anatolia iosifidou
Local time: 19:13
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek, Native in RussianRussian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Tevah_Trans: Nemesis is an enemy, not a punishment
47 mins

agree  erika rubinstein
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и все для того, чтобы разоблачить (найти среди многих) своего врага и отомстить ему


Explanation:
Да вроде так

voloshinab
United States
Local time: 12:13
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10 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
(свой) истинный удел


Explanation:
his one true nemesis - свой истинный удел

"Возмездие" (nemesis) здесь, скорее, "судьба", от которой не уйдёшь.

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Note added at 10 hrs (2006-11-30 07:08:34 GMT)
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Или ещё синонимы: жребий, доля, участь, предназначение, предопределение.

Tatyana Leshkevich
Local time: 00:13
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 197
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51 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
заслуженное наказание


Explanation:
Вариант не буквальный но по смыслу более близкий (моё мнение)

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Note added at 21 hrs (2006-11-30 18:02:19 GMT)
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Пожалуй правильнее будет - "неизбежная расплата"

salavat
Local time: 21:13
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Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 20

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Tevah_Trans: nemesis is an enemy, not a punishment
14 mins
  -> nemesis - inevitable retribution (Oxford Paperback Dictionary)
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