shavetail

Spanish translation: teniente segundo

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English term or phrase:shavetail
Spanish translation:teniente segundo
Entered by: Silvana Chaves

23:13 Oct 19, 2004
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Government / Politics / politics
English term or phrase: shavetail
Mamie Eisenhower never forgot the shock she felt when, as a bride of a month to a shavetail lieutenant, her husband told her: "My country comes first and always will. You come second."
Silvana Chaves
Local time: 05:17
teniente segundo
Explanation:
Main Entry: shave·tail
Pronunciation: 'shAv-"tAl
Function: noun
Etymology: from the practice of shaving the tails of newly broken mules to distinguish them from seasoned ones
1 : a pack mule especially when newly broken in
2 usually disparaging : SECOND LIEUTENANT

Main Entry: second lieutenant
Function: noun
: a commissioned officer of the lowest rank in the army, air force, or marine corps

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Elliott (Sargento Mayor Basil Plumley), Chris Klein (Teniente Segundo Jack Geoghegan), Barry Pepper (Joseph L. Galloway), Keri Russell (Barbara Geoghegan), Ryan Hurst (Sargento

http://guebwas5.recoletos.es/GUEBDatosApp/Videoclubs/Control...



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Note added at 9 mins (2004-10-19 23:23:04 GMT)
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El Teniente Segundo

La acción del Combate Naval de Papudo le valió a Arturo Prat, como a los demás, el ascenso a un grado más y así, el 29 de noviembre fue nombrado Teniente 2o. Además del ascenso recibió como recompensa el valor de la presa que le correspondía según el reglamento respectivo, el que alcanzó a mil setecientos pesos, de los cuales la mayor parte remitió a su madre.



http://www.mardechile.cl/mares/html/historico/histo_prat_seg...
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Ana Brassara
Local time: 05:17
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teniente segundo


Explanation:
Main Entry: shave·tail
Pronunciation: 'shAv-"tAl
Function: noun
Etymology: from the practice of shaving the tails of newly broken mules to distinguish them from seasoned ones
1 : a pack mule especially when newly broken in
2 usually disparaging : SECOND LIEUTENANT

Main Entry: second lieutenant
Function: noun
: a commissioned officer of the lowest rank in the army, air force, or marine corps

http://www.wordwebonline.com/search.pl?wwp=1.6&w=shavetail


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Note added at 7 mins (2004-10-19 23:21:03 GMT)
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Elliott (Sargento Mayor Basil Plumley), Chris Klein (Teniente Segundo Jack Geoghegan), Barry Pepper (Joseph L. Galloway), Keri Russell (Barbara Geoghegan), Ryan Hurst (Sargento

http://guebwas5.recoletos.es/GUEBDatosApp/Videoclubs/Control...



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Note added at 9 mins (2004-10-19 23:23:04 GMT)
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El Teniente Segundo

La acción del Combate Naval de Papudo le valió a Arturo Prat, como a los demás, el ascenso a un grado más y así, el 29 de noviembre fue nombrado Teniente 2o. Además del ascenso recibió como recompensa el valor de la presa que le correspondía según el reglamento respectivo, el que alcanzó a mil setecientos pesos, de los cuales la mayor parte remitió a su madre.



http://www.mardechile.cl/mares/html/historico/histo_prat_seg...

Ana Brassara
Local time: 05:17
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 39

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ltemes
3 mins
  -> Gracias, Ltemes

agree  Mapi: I am more familiar with the terms in inverted order "segundo teniente"
14 mins

agree  Mónica Belén Colacilli
21 mins
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