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|English to English translations [PRO]|
|English term or phrase: BONANZA|
|What associations does the word 'bonanza' arise in the native speakers? :) I am especially interested in possible negative nuances (as for me, the word seems rather 'unreliable' :) -- it is meant to be used in a serious advertisement).|
|English translation:Something very valuable, profitable, rewarding, or large; also, a windfall|
The word is frequently used in advertisements, usually in the context of 'bonanza of values'. The only possible drawback for the dignity of 'serious' advertising would be that the term has been used so often in an almost huckstering context, the kind that 'shouts' rather than states, that some of that circusy atmosphere might carry over.
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|I expected something of this kind :) -- I needed a native speaker's opinion to confirm my own. Though, as far as I understand, the word is rather acceptable in 'serious' ads. :) Thank you very much! |
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