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maintain a semblance

Arabic translation: مازلت محافظاً على مظهر التعقل على الأقل

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English term or phrase:maintain a semblance
Arabic translation:مازلت محافظاً على مظهر التعقل على الأقل
Entered by: shmookh
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06:23 Dec 4, 2003
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: maintain a semblance
but I do maintain a semblance of reason to see where all of this is leading.
shmookh
Saudi Arabia
Local time: 19:09
مازلت محافظاً على مظهر التعقل على الأقل
Explanation:
To maintain a semblance of something is to keep at least the appearance of it. For example, an ill-behaved colleague at a workplace may choose to maintain a semblance of civility by saying Good morning when he arriaves at the office.
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Fuad Yahya
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Thanks alot.
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Summary of answers provided
5 +2مازلت محافظاً على مظهر التعقل على الأقلFuad Yahya
5الاحتفاظ بمشابهة صورية (محاكاة)
Alaa AHMED


  

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الاحتفاظ بمشابهة صورية (محاكاة)


Explanation:
الاحتفاظ بمماثلة/محاكاة للمنطق

Alaa AHMED
Saudi Arabia
Local time: 19:09
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in pair: 694
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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
مازلت محافظاً على مظهر التعقل على الأقل


Explanation:
To maintain a semblance of something is to keep at least the appearance of it. For example, an ill-behaved colleague at a workplace may choose to maintain a semblance of civility by saying Good morning when he arriaves at the office.

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7167
Grading comment
Thanks alot.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mohammed Abdelhady
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agree  radwa abdel ghany
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