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08:15 Oct 15, 2001
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: To Hurl diplomatic barb
Negociation entre l'OTAN et l'UE
GerardP
Local time: 17:49
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Summary of answers provided
5lancer une pique diplomatiqueGuereau
4faire une percee diplomatiqueyacine
4donner un coup d'épingle diplomatique
VBaby


  

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20 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
donner un coup d'épingle diplomatique


Explanation:
Il y a un certain déséquilibre entre la violence de "hurl" et "barb", qui n'est qu'une pique, un coup d'épingle. D'où ma suggestion, mais peut-être que l'original est plus fort. A vous de juger.


    Reference: http://news.zdnet.fr/story/0,,s2059500,00.html
    Reference: http://www.1939-45.org/chronik/1942pacifiq.htm
VBaby
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23 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
lancer une pique diplomatique


Explanation:
the exact word, exists even in English ("pique")

Guereau
France
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3 days 15 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
faire une percee diplomatique


Explanation:
HTH
Yacine


yacine
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