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saving face

Spanish translation: guardar las apariencias

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English term or phrase:saving face
Spanish translation:guardar las apariencias
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21:53 Dec 18, 2003
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: saving face
Parece ser una costumbre en muchas culturas asiáticas. Se trata de no deshonrar a otra persona de ningún modo preguntándole cosas embarazosas.
xxxcsm
Spain
Local time: 10:34
guardar las apariencias
Explanation:
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María T. Vargas
Spain
Local time: 10:34
Grading comment
Muchas gracias.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +1guardar las apariencias
María T. Vargas


  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
guardar las apariencias


Explanation:
Según el Oxford Superlex

María T. Vargas
Spain
Local time: 10:34
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1216
Grading comment
Muchas gracias.

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agree  Henry Hinds
5 mins
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