observe

Spanish translation: fueron (habían sido) testigos de

16:14 Aug 31, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
English term or phrase: observe
Mr. Graham said in a Commons written reply that the senior prosecuting counsel had told the court \"all concerned in the case observed his deterioration in that period\".

¿Cómo debería traducir \"observe\" en este caso? Se trata de un caso de abandono de la instancia porque el acusado, según los especialistas médicos, no puede someterse a juicio.
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Spanish translation:fueron (habían sido) testigos de
Explanation:
alternativamente,

"pudieron observar, notar, etc."

Ojalá te sirva.
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Summary of answers provided
na +5fueron (habían sido) testigos de
CCW
na +1observar; ver;
Genio
na +1Pudieron constatar
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
naadvirtieron, (observaron, vieron fueron testigos de...)
Francis Icaza
nase dieron cuenta
Oso (X)


  

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4 mins peer agreement (net): +5
fueron (habían sido) testigos de


Explanation:
alternativamente,

"pudieron observar, notar, etc."

Ojalá te sirva.


    experiencia propia
CCW
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 302
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxleliadour (X)
17 mins
  -> gracias

agree  elaborne: me gusta: fueron o habian sido testigos de"
40 mins
  -> gracias

agree  Fernando Muela Sopeña
7 hrs
  -> gracias

agree  Camara: "habían sido" no, por favor. Mejor "Fueron testigos" expresa la idea con claridad, si es eso lo que se busca.
7 hrs
  -> gracias

agree  sercominter
9 hrs
  -> gracias
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18 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Pudieron constatar


Explanation:
"Todos los involucrados en el caso pudieron constatar su deterioro durante ese período."

That would be the entire phrase.


Regards,

BSD


    Experience+ Spanish is my mother tongue.
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 15:26
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 743

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Katrin Zinsmeister: Me gusta esta opción.
1 hr
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4 hrs
se dieron cuenta


Explanation:
se percataron
advirtieron
notaron

son más opciones para usted.

Suerte y saludos de Oso :^)


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Oso (X)
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 9863
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5 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
observar; ver;


Explanation:
Todas las contestaciones que nuestros amigos han suplido están correctas. Desde luego, aquí le presento otras opciones.

observe (vt)
(see, notice) observar; ver;
(watch carefully, study) observar; mirar;
(remark) observar; comentar;
(obey) observar;
(Sabbath, silence) guardar;
failure to ~ the law incumplimiento m de la ley;


    The Collins Concise Spanish Dictionary
Genio
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Oso (X): :^)
16 hrs
  -> Ola Oso, Gracias!
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23 hrs
advirtieron, (observaron, vieron fueron testigos de...)


Explanation:
pick and choose, they all work well when the context is respected.

Francis Icaza
United States
Local time: 18:26
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 225
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