hawser-tight tension

20:29 Apr 25, 2005
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: hawser-tight tension
He needed to hawser-tight tension in his neck and shoulders before he went back to the office.

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5 +1extrema tensión/terrible tensión, etc
1crear una extrema tensión
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extrema tensión/terrible tensión, etc


Note added at 59 mins (2005-04-25 21:28:40 GMT)

hawser: a cable or rope used for mooring or towing a ship. cuando se dice hawser-tight, significa tensísimo como este cabo, que está siempre tensado al máximo. suerte.

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agree  Gabriela Rodriguez
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crear una extrema tensión

Si no falta ningún verbo a la frase, creo que el sentido puede ser el opuesto: "necesitaba crear una extrema tensión en el cuello y los ombros..." Será alguién que está fingiendo?

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