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Spanish translation: a bad pronunciation of business--negocios o algo así

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16:33 Aug 24, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: bidness
"We talked to Benny Low. The way Benny tells it, he didn't know who the President was until we told him.' He twisted a pen in his hand." "Hey, it's just bidness", that's what he said
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Spanish translation:a bad pronunciation of business--negocios o algo así
Explanation:
The first person to answer is correct. This is a pronunciation of business that has irritated me for most of my life. It's especially common in the Southern United States. It is also pronounced this way sometimes due to speech impediments.
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esping
United States
Local time: 05:34
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Thank you for helping me. I needed a native English-speaker to confirm what I suspected it might be: a word written or pronounced in a very informal way. I find it very interesting the explanation you have given about this word. Thank you again!
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naa bad pronunciation of business--negocios o algo asíesping
nanegocios/trabajoSteven Krom


  

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1 hr
negocios/trabajo


Explanation:
"Bidness" is a rather colloquial way of writing the word "business" to reflect the way some people pronounce it, so it could be translated by "negocios" "trabajo" or something else along those lines that fits with the rest of the text. Hope this helps.

Steven Krom
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6 hrs
a bad pronunciation of business--negocios o algo así


Explanation:
The first person to answer is correct. This is a pronunciation of business that has irritated me for most of my life. It's especially common in the Southern United States. It is also pronounced this way sometimes due to speech impediments.

esping
United States
Local time: 05:34
PRO pts in pair: 9
Grading comment
Thank you for helping me. I needed a native English-speaker to confirm what I suspected it might be: a word written or pronounced in a very informal way. I find it very interesting the explanation you have given about this word. Thank you again!
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