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01:47 Jan 15, 2008
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: seen less body, or more bodies
The movie is so gloomy that Simon begins to supply alternative subtitles.“It is so hard to keep my hair clean in these filthy killing fields!” “You there, with the gun! Yoo hoo! Do you have conditioner? A little Paul Mitchell? Some curling balm? I have never seen less body, or more bodies, if you know what I mean.”
Shirley Fan
Local time: 10:46
English translation:see explanation
Explanation:
In the context of hair, 'body' refers to volume and thickness -- a healthy head of hair. The author is making a play on words -- he has never seen hair this bad, and more bodies alluding to dead people (often referred to as 'bodies').
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Mark Berelekhis
United States
Local time: 22:46
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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +11
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Explanation:
In the context of hair, 'body' refers to volume and thickness -- a healthy head of hair. The author is making a play on words -- he has never seen hair this bad, and more bodies alluding to dead people (often referred to as 'bodies').

Mark Berelekhis
United States
Local time: 22:46
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Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 206
Grading comment
Thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jim Tucker
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agree  xxxTatiana N.: a pun...
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agree  Jack Doughty
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agree  Patricia Townshend
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agree  Gina Ferlisi
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agree  xxxmistahara: Yes, I have never seen less volume, or more dead people, in my entire life etc.
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agree  Carol Gullidge: less body and a higher body count
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agree  Cristina Santos
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agree  xxxAlfa Trans
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agree  V_N
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agree  Rusinterp
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