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17:14 Aug 8, 2006
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English to French translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / război
English term or phrase:right uppercut
"Let us imagine, then, that Moltke had not only managed to restrain himself after Morhange but, at the last moment had decided not to send the two corps eastward. What might have happened next? Kluck's reinforced progress continues. The forts of Verdun are surrounded - that nearly did happen at the beginning of September - and neutralized. Rheims falls - it actually was occupied briefly. And now the German center armies turn to meet Kluck's right uppercut. Moltke gets his Cannae after all. The chances are that the truly decisive battle of the war might have been fought in the Seine Valley, southeast of Paris, perhaps in the gently wooded region around Fontainebleau, so favored by generations of French artists. The scenic oils this time would have been painted by Germans."
Upercutul de dreapta al lui Kluck??
Upercut = (la box) Lovitură executată, mai ales sub bărbie, prin mişcarea mâinii de jos în sus. /
Oufti, je suis désolée... la question était pour la paire "anglais =>roumain", j'ai fait une erreur :(( Merci pour vos suggéstions, mais je vais fermer la question est la rouvrir comme question pour la paire anglais-roumain. Merci encore une fois!
Buna ziua, Bianca. La traduction en roumain me paraît fidèle à l'original anglais, mais est-ce bien cela la question EN->FR). Cu placere.
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Paul Hirsh France Local time: 22:54 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 3
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contre-attaque venue de Paris
Explanation: En reprenant le contexte historique vous comprendrez sans doute mieux ma proposition. Je pense qu'"uppercut" a un sens imagé.
Reims se trouvant à droite de Paris... "right"
Au mois de septembre, le front est sur la Marne. Moltke décide alors brusquement de diriger ses troupes vers le sud est afin de "pousser l'armée française loin de Paris". Par indiscipline, Klück passe outre cet ordre, et poursuit sa route. Le flanc ou