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paraded his cross at his attendance

Czech translation: v jeho přítomnosti stavěl na odiv svůj kříž (své utrpení)

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English term or phrase:paraded his cross at his attendance
Czech translation:v jeho přítomnosti stavěl na odiv svůj kříž (své utrpení)
Entered by: Sylva Ficova
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15:47 Jan 19, 2004
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Art/Literary
English term or phrase: paraded his cross at his attendance
sorry, no context.
Aspena
Czech Republic
Local time: 23:39
v jeho přítomnosti stavěl na odiv svůj kříž (své utrpení)
Explanation:
But only on the condition that "his" is used for two different men (which might be the case).
(lze nalézt i ve 4dílném slovníku panů Haise a Hodka).
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Sylva Ficova
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Local time: 23:39
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Summary of answers provided
5 +2v jeho přítomnosti stavěl na odiv svůj kříž (své utrpení)
Sylva Ficova
5počas své docházky (okázale) vystavoval na obdiv svůj křížekMartina Svehlova Jurikova
4took out his cross in his presence [????]
Lenka
4při předvedení(účasti/prezenci/prezentaci a pod.) ukazoval/předváděl/vystavoval na odiv svůj kříž/údRadovan Pletka


  

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při předvedení(účasti/prezenci/prezentaci a pod.) ukazoval/předváděl/vystavoval na odiv svůj kříž/úd


Explanation:
při předvedení(účasti/prezenci/prezentaci a pod.) ukazoval/předváděl/vystavoval na odiv svůj kříž/úděl a pod.

English sounds weird - no context is even more weird - I hope they pay you for this - the magic word NO makes wonders with such jobs

Radovan Pletka
Local time: 14:39
Native speaker of: Czech
PRO pts in pair: 299
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took out his cross in his presence [????]


Explanation:
It is indeed difficult without context. It sounds almost like a Biblical reference, either being used literally or metaphorically (to describe Christ-like behavior, perhaps with an ironic tone). That's one possibility, at any rate. Can you give us more of the sentence? That might help.

Lenka
United States
Local time: 14:39
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech
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v jeho přítomnosti stavěl na odiv svůj kříž (své utrpení)


Explanation:
But only on the condition that "his" is used for two different men (which might be the case).
(lze nalézt i ve 4dílném slovníku panů Haise a Hodka).

Sylva Ficova
Czech Republic
Local time: 23:39
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech
PRO pts in pair: 8
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agree  Nuru
1 day8 hrs

agree  Lenka: :)
1 day12 hrs
  -> thanx ;-)
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počas své docházky (okázale) vystavoval na obdiv svůj křížek


Explanation:
Když jde o přívěsek nebo jiný šperk ve tvaru kříže a daný muž jej počas své přítomnosti na školení, akci a pod. příliš zdůrazňoval a ukazoval.

Martina Svehlova Jurikova
Local time: 23:39
Native speaker of: Native in SlovakSlovak
PRO pts in pair: 29
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