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...were all but commandeered.

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12:07 Sep 24, 2011
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English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama / From the film: The missiles of October
English term or phrase: ...were all but commandeered.
A frase está no seguinte contexto:
I have a report that this morning destroyers from Northfolk and Jacksonville suddenly put to sea with crews that were all but commandeered.
Daniel Slon
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1... que eram tudo menos forçadas (ao combate?) OU ... que se volutariaramLeonor Machado
4foram quase sequestrados
Nick Taylor


  

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... que eram tudo menos forçadas (ao combate?) OU ... que se volutariaram


Explanation:
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/commandeer

Leonor Machado
Local time: 17:21
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 20

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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
foram quase sequestrados


Explanation:
foram quase sequestrados

Nick Taylor
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