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road to perfidy

Russian translation: путь к предательству

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English term or phrase:road to perfidy
Russian translation:путь к предательству
Entered by: Alex Pchelintsev
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10:35 Jan 22, 2001
English to Russian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: road to perfidy
Is there any accepted equivalent to this in Russian? The expression is used in a most general context.
Thanks.
Grevillea
Local time: 22:12
путь к предательству
Explanation:
I guess that's how it most generally and with just a slight measure of bathos should be...
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Alex Pchelintsev
Local time: 05:12
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THANKS
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Summary of answers provided
naпуть к изменеartyan
naдорогой вероломстваSerge
naПуть к предательству
Vladislav Madan
naпуть к изменеAlexander Kudriavtsev
naпуть к предательству
Alex Pchelintsev


  

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8 mins
путь к предательству


Explanation:
I guess that's how it most generally and with just a slight measure of bathos should be...

Alex Pchelintsev
Local time: 05:12
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 155
Grading comment
THANKS

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Vladislav Madan
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55 mins
путь к измене


Explanation:
предательство may be used as a variant, though a bit less strong.

Alexander Kudriavtsev
Local time: 05:12
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in BelarusianBelarusian
PRO pts in pair: 24

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Vladislav Madan
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1 hr
Путь к предательству


Explanation:
Yes, we say in Russian like that. It's a path from being a best friend to being a worst friend. Things happen, people change.


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Vladislav Madan
Local time: 03:12
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
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5 hrs
дорогой вероломства


Explanation:
I agree with First answer, but it is possible also:
"дорога вероломства",
"предательство",
"и ты тоже, Брут",
"на пути к предательству"
"дорогой обмана"
"путём безверия"
и т.д.
Context is required



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    Serge Roshchin
Serge
PRO pts in pair: 115
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11 hrs
путь к измене


Explanation:
PUT' K IZMENE


«Perfidy» is an act or instance of deliberate breach of faith or trust, faithlessness (Webster's). It is translated into Russian through the words «предательство», «измена», or «вероломство». The Russian word «путь» is slightly more general and formal than «дорога». In my view, the most general choice for the English “road to perfidy” is «путь к измене».

The sense of the translated phrase will become less general as we move down this list:

- путь к измене
- дорога к измене
- путь к предательству
- дорога к предательству
- на пути вероломства
- дорогой вероломства

Regards.



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artyan
United States
Local time: 18:12
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 239
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