face-saving

Spanish translation: les ayuda a guardar las apariencias

20:43 Oct 16, 2018
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Psychology / Manipulative people
English term or phrase: face-saving
Context:

The covert-aggressive’s dislike of appearing overtly aggressive is as practical as it is face-saving.

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Maria Iglesia Ramos
Spain
Local time: 21:53
Spanish translation:les ayuda a guardar las apariencias
Explanation:
Diría.

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Note added at 16 mins (2018-10-16 21:00:43 GMT)
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Ah, o para "cubrir las apariencias" como dice el Oxford.

https://es.oxforddictionaries.com/translate/english-spanish/...
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JohnMcDove
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Local time: 12:53
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excelente John.
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4 +5les ayuda a guardar las apariencias
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les ayuda a guardar las apariencias


Explanation:
Diría.

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Note added at 16 mins (2018-10-16 21:00:43 GMT)
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Ah, o para "cubrir las apariencias" como dice el Oxford.

https://es.oxforddictionaries.com/translate/english-spanish/...

JohnMcDove
United States
Local time: 12:53
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 284
Grading comment
excelente John.

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agree  Beatriz Oberländer: Completamente de acuerdo.
1 min
  -> Muchas gracias, Beatriz. :-)

agree  MollyRose
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agree  Beatriz Ramírez de Haro
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agree  Chema Nieto Castañón
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agree  Marina Menendez
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