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they were able go inside to their cocoon and truly"let go" to birth to their bab

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05:35 Feb 9, 2001
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: they were able go inside to their cocoon and truly"let go" to birth to their bab
Eu gostaria de saber a respeito dessa expessão truly let go neste contexto; pode ser verdadeiramente ou naturalmente saem ou nascem?

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Elisa Capelão



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a sua frase em Inglês está um pouco confusa e teria sido bom saber a continuação...

truly let go to birth...

parece-me ter a conotação de:

verdadeiramente dedicar-se ao nascimento

ou em vez de dedicar-se, concentrar-se.

Espero que ajude

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Elisa Capelão
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To 'let go' is quite subtle:

I would say that this means
'to give full expression to' ,
'to lose consciousness of oneself',
'to express oneslf, without any self-consciousness, in doing something'

In more down-to-earth language, it could be 'concentrate' but in fact it's much more spiritual than simply that - it's to forget oneself (physically, mentally & spiritually) entirely.

Maybe you could render it as 'to devote all their physical, mental and spiritual energies to birthing the baby'

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