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English translation: saks' doors

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13:49 Nov 3, 2008
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: Sake’s doors
When Estee Lauder was a child in Queens, New York, the average American spent $8 a year on toiletries. Why did she spot an opportunity in selling high-priced cosmetics, and why did she pound on Sake’s doors?
Shirley Fan
Local time: 22:48
English translation:saks' doors
Explanation:
I think that is a typo - it should say Saks' doors.
As in the doors of Saks which is some store.

HTH

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Note added at 9 mins (2008-11-03 13:58:59 GMT)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saks_Fifth_Avenue




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Note added at 9 mins (2008-11-03 13:59:32 GMT)
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Estée Lauder Makes a Play for Youth - New York Times
After he oversees a second cosmetics collection for Estée Lauder in the spring, ... Hundreds of customers lined up at the Saks store in Manhattan on ...
www.nytimes.com/2005/11/05/business/05beauty.html
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Paula Vaz-Carreiro
Local time: 15:48
Grading comment
Thanks!!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +6saks' doors
Paula Vaz-Carreiro


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
sake’s doors
saks' doors


Explanation:
I think that is a typo - it should say Saks' doors.
As in the doors of Saks which is some store.

HTH

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Note added at 9 mins (2008-11-03 13:58:59 GMT)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saks_Fifth_Avenue




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Note added at 9 mins (2008-11-03 13:59:32 GMT)
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Estée Lauder Makes a Play for Youth - New York Times
After he oversees a second cosmetics collection for Estée Lauder in the spring, ... Hundreds of customers lined up at the Saks store in Manhattan on ...
www.nytimes.com/2005/11/05/business/05beauty.html

Paula Vaz-Carreiro
Local time: 15:48
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 48
Grading comment
Thanks!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Patricia Rosas: not just "some store" but "THE store" in her day!
31 mins
  -> Yeah, I know :-)) Thanks Patricia

agree  Suzan Hamer
2 hrs
  -> Thanks :-)

agree  David Moore: It is "some store"...so is Harrod's, and I'm sure that's the way you meant it.
2 hrs
  -> Thanks David :-)

agree  sueaberwoman
4 hrs
  -> Thanks :-)

agree  Phong Le
10 hrs
  -> Thanks :-)

agree  Marlene Blanshay: Saks fifth avenue...
1 day9 hrs
  -> Thanks :-)
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