as a blown bladder goes down, pricked

20:26 Apr 11, 2005
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / literary
English term or phrase: as a blown bladder goes down, pricked
es una introduccion de literatura
alfonso larrechea


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3 +1así como un globo se desploma, pinchado
Alejandro Umerez
4como se revienta una vejiga inflada, pinchada ...
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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
como se revienta una vejiga inflada, pinchada ...


Explanation:
If "as" refers to time ("while"), it would be:

al reventarse una vejiga inflada

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Note added at 19 mins (2005-04-11 20:46:02 GMT)
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See this kudoz question:

http://www.proz.com/kudoz/994240?keyword=bladder

Inflated bladders were the precursors of balloons before rubber was widely available. I have heard the word \"vejiga\" still used in Mexico by old-timers to mean \"balloon.\"

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Note added at 20 mins (2005-04-11 20:46:35 GMT)
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pig or cow bladders


Refugio
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29 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
así como un globo se desploma, pinchado


Explanation:
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Alejandro Umerez
Local time: 00:03
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PRO pts in category: 30

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agree  Gabriela Rodriguez
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