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19:09 Nov 10, 2008
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: a handsome, clear-eyed Russian girl
a handsome,clear-eyed russian girl of about twenty-years
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5 +1beautiful Russian girl with light colored eyes
airmailrpl
3beautiful pale-eyed Russian girl
Lore Velasquez


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a handsome,cleard-eyed Russian girl
beautiful pale-eyed Russian girl


Explanation:
I need more context information and a specific question of what you require.

Lore Velasquez
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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neutral  Ken Cox: IMO 'handsome' applied to a woman has the connotation of 'attractive both physically and in character' (as expressed by her appearance), as opposed to 'beautiful' which relates only to appearance and is often associated with 'fashion model' beauty
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  -> http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/handsome?view=uk
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14 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
a handsome, clear-eyed russian girl
beautiful Russian girl with light colored eyes


Explanation:
handsome
hand·som·er; hand·som·est
3: marked by skill or cleverness : adroit4: marked by graciousness or generosity : liberal <handsome contributions to charity>5: having a pleasing and usually impressive or dignified appearance
synonyms see beautiful

handsome

1. having an attractive, well-proportioned, and imposing appearance suggestive of health and strength; good-looking: a handsome man; a handsome woman.
2. having pleasing proportions,
3. exhibiting skill, taste, and refinement; well-made
6. adroit and appealing; graceful: a

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agree  Alice Bootman
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Changes made by editors
Nov 10, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askeda handsome,cleard-eyed russian girl » a handsome, clear-eyed Russian girl
FieldOther » Art/Literary


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