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07:44 Aug 20, 2000
English to Greek translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: If you cook too long with the pilot light the flame will eventually die
It refers to someone who works for a company more than regular but the author consider it as positive and encourages the employee to do so.
Georgios P.
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Summary of answers provided
na +1mporei na kourazesai alla oi prospathies sou tha einai apodotikes
Irene Blatza
naΜαγείρευε με μικρή φλόγα για να μη σβήσει
Irene Blatza
naΚαταβάλλοντας ενθουσιώδεις υπερπροσπάθειες, τελικά θα εξαντληθείτε.
Nektaria Notaridou


  

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
mporei na kourazesai alla oi prospathies sou tha einai apodotikes


Explanation:
Again, the meaning is not very clear!!. Maybe you should send us the whole paragraph or more context!

Irene Blatza
Greece
Local time: 01:03
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 8

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agree  Betty Revelioti
485 days
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2 hrs
Καταβάλλοντας ενθουσιώδεις υπερπροσπάθειες, τελικά θα εξαντληθείτε.


Explanation:
although you say the author concludes it's good to try hard, the phrase you ask help for suggest the opposite...

Nektaria Notaridou
Local time: 15:03
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 286
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15 hrs
Μαγείρευε με μικρή φλόγα για να μη σβήσει


Explanation:
Another tentative!

Irene Blatza
Greece
Local time: 01:03
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 8
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