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French translation: les flèches des églises

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English term or phrase:church spires
French translation:les flèches des églises
Entered by: Ghyslaine LE NAGARD
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08:51 Feb 24, 2006
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
History / linguistics
English term or phrase: church spires
Even when Europeans did settle permanently they remained in an enclave – in fenced compounds and guarded by forts and church spires at a favoured harbour with the support of a local chief.

Context : document relating the early Europeans settlements in the Pacific islands regions

Thanks for your help.
Ghyslaine LE NAGARD
New Caledonia
Local time: 12:04
les flèches des églises
Explanation:
Nice figurative use, don't you think?
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Tony M
France
Local time: 03:04
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2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +14les flèches des églises
Tony M


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +14
les flèches des églises


Explanation:
Nice figurative use, don't you think?

Tony M
France
Local time: 03:04
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  irat56: Wow!
10 mins
  -> Merci, Irat ! Why 'wow!' ? -- is my French usually THAT bad ?! :-)

agree  Krystrad
13 mins
  -> Merci, Krys !

agree  Carole Paquis
33 mins
  -> Merci, Carole !

agree  Igor Kazmierski
33 mins
  -> Merci, Igor !

agree  Pasteur: tout à fait d'accord
36 mins
  -> Merci, Pasteur !

agree  Valérie Cromphaut
56 mins
  -> Merci, Valérie !

agree  John Peterson: and the word was made flèche, I suppose
2 hrs
  -> Thanks John! Oh, that's AWFUL... I like it! :-)))

agree  Marion Hallouet
3 hrs
  -> Merci, Marion !

agree  Cristina Giannetti
4 hrs
  -> Grazie, Cristina !

agree  tradall
4 hrs
  -> Merci, anotem !

agree  Huguette Matte: 1 "agree" de +. Eh, l'Église, ça rapporte! Un enlèvement de pape en vue, comme dans le film «L'aventure, c'est l'aventure»?
7 hrs
  -> Merci, Huguette ! J'en rejouis, je n'en ai jamais eu autant en EN > FR :-)

agree  sporran
9 hrs
  -> Thanks, Sporran!

agree  CHARLES DADOUN: C'est exact. Très bon. Carlangas
9 hrs
  -> Merci beaucoup, Charles !

agree  emiledgar: of course
19 hrs
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Feb 25, 2006 - Changes made by Tony M:
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