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A poet or a novelist has to learn to be HUMBLE in the face of his subject

Portuguese translation: ser humilde

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English term or phrase:to be humble
Portuguese translation:ser humilde
Entered by: Carlos Angelo
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20:08 Dec 30, 2005
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: A poet or a novelist has to learn to be HUMBLE in the face of his subject
term required - to be humble
Marcela Baig
ser humilde
Explanation:
* From Houaiss:
humilde - que tem ou manifesta a virtude de conhecer suas próprias limitações.
Selected response from:

Carlos Angelo
Brazil
Local time: 18:33
Grading comment
Hi, thanks for your help.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +6ser humilde
Carlos Angelo


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +6
a poet or a novelist has to learn to be humble in the face of his subject
ser humilde


Explanation:
* From Houaiss:
humilde - que tem ou manifesta a virtude de conhecer suas próprias limitações.

Carlos Angelo
Brazil
Local time: 18:33
Works in field
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 52
Grading comment
Hi, thanks for your help.

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