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English term or phrase:flat linen service
Spanish translation:servicio básico de ropa blanca
Entered by: xxxjacana54
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00:05 Nov 19, 2008
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English term or phrase: flat linen
Es la lista de servicios que ofrece una residencia para adultos mayores en Estados Unidos:

Amenities included: ...weekly flat linen service, cable hook-up,...

Entiendo que "flat linen" se refiere a ropa blanca (ropa de cama, mantelería); y supongo que lo ponen así en lugar de poner solo "linen" para que a nadie se le ocurra darles a lavar su ropa interior.

¿Qué les parece? ¡Gracias!
xxxjacana54
Uruguay
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Summary of answers provided
4 +3ropa de cama (sábanas, etc.)Monica Segal
4ropa de cama o sábanas sin elástico
Rosina Peixoto
4ropa simple/no acolchada
Krimy
3ropa de cama provistanahuelhuapi
Summary of reference entries provided
flat sheet
Darío

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ropa de cama (sábanas, etc.)


Explanation:
mi sugerencia

Monica Segal
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Asker: Hola, Mónica. Se me ha desaparecido la opción "clarification", así que te contesto aquí. ¿O sea que te parece hacer de cuenta que la palabra flat no estuviera allí? Saludos y gracias!


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agree  Carmen Valentín
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agree  xxxAvillos
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agree  María del Carmen Sinisterra
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ropa simple/no acolchada


Explanation:
efectivamente es usual el lavado de ropa de cama simple, toallas, mantelería, etc..., en muchos lugares no se incluye la ropa personal.

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ropa de cama o sábanas sin elástico


Explanation:
"flat linen" as opposed to "fitted linen"

fitted sheet - a sheet (usually with elastic edges) tailored to fit a particular mattress

Cariños Lucía.

Rosina Peixoto
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ropa de cama provista


Explanation:
Es la ropa de cama que pertenece al departamento, bungalow, etc.

nahuelhuapi
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Reference comments


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Reference: flat sheet

Reference information:
flat sheet
noun
an ordinary sheet for a bed as distinct from a fitted one.

(Eso dice el New Oxford dict.)
Por si te sirve de ayuda. ¡Un saludo!
:-)

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Note added at 10 horas (2008-11-19 10:10:06 GMT)
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Jajaja, pues a lo mejor son igual de vagos que tú y que yo, en esa residencia... :-DDDD

Darío
Spain
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Note to reference poster
Asker: Darío, ¡gracias! Conozco la referencia... y hace años que no hago más camas si no es con fitted sheets. Pero me parece que en el contexto no va del todo. ¿Por qué en una residencia de excelente nivel ofrecerían solo sábanas sin elástico? Saludos :-)

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