The results of a placement examination brought me by chance to this town
Portuguese translation: O resultado de um exame de seleção me trouxe por acaso a essa cidade.
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03:49 Feb 15, 2001
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
English term or phrase:The results of a placement examination brought me by chance to this town
in the work field so examination is related to
exam for working, ok not studying
Os resultados de um exame de colocação trouxeram-me, por casualidade, a esta cidade
Explanation: I do not believe it needs any further explanation; the Portuguese sentence is clear as water. After all, I have been speaking Portuguese now for 70 years. Anyhow, this is what placement means in this context(Random Webster):
1. the act of placing.
2. the state of being placed.
3. the act of an employment office or employer in filling a position. And this is the meaning of colocação (Priberam):
do Lat. collocatione
acção de colocar;