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A war-footing

Spanish translation: en pie de guerra

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English term or phrase:on a war-footing
Spanish translation:en pie de guerra
Entered by: Beatriz Ramírez de Haro
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14:04 Nov 4, 2008
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Journalism
English term or phrase: A war-footing
El contexto:

"The country's military spending remains on a war-footing with mass conscription. "

Desconozco esa expresión. ¿Alguna sugerencia, por favor?
pechelingue
en pie de guerra
Explanation:
:)

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Note added at 12 mins (2008-11-04 14:16:56 GMT)
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O "en situación de pie de guerra"

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Note added at 12 mins (2008-11-04 14:17:53 GMT)
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ELPAÍS.comArens ha manifestado que Tel Aviv está listo para desbaratar cualquier ataque iraquí, y que esta situación de pie de guerra ha supuesto un gasto, ...
www.elpais.com/articulo/internacional/ISRAEL/GOLFO_PeRSICO/...

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Note added at 6 hrs (2008-11-04 21:03:29 GMT)
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Respecto al comentario de S Ben: estar e pie de guerra no es tanto estar al borde de la guerra como estar material y mentalmente preparado para la guerra.
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Beatriz Ramírez de Haro
Spain
Local time: 12:53
Grading comment
Gracias.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +8en pie de guerra
Beatriz Ramírez de Haro


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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8
a war-footing
en pie de guerra


Explanation:
:)

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Note added at 12 mins (2008-11-04 14:16:56 GMT)
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O "en situación de pie de guerra"

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Note added at 12 mins (2008-11-04 14:17:53 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

ELPAÍS.comArens ha manifestado que Tel Aviv está listo para desbaratar cualquier ataque iraquí, y que esta situación de pie de guerra ha supuesto un gasto, ...
www.elpais.com/articulo/internacional/ISRAEL/GOLFO_PeRSICO/...

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Note added at 6 hrs (2008-11-04 21:03:29 GMT)
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Respecto al comentario de S Ben: estar e pie de guerra no es tanto estar al borde de la guerra como estar material y mentalmente preparado para la guerra.

Beatriz Ramírez de Haro
Spain
Local time: 12:53
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 230
Grading comment
Gracias.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ivana_19
3 mins
  -> Gracias, Ivana - Bea

agree  Eileen Banks
6 mins
  -> Thanks, Eileen - Bea

agree  Christine Walsh
21 mins
  -> Thanks, Chriswa - Bea

agree  psicutrinius
23 mins
  -> Gracias, psicutrinius - Bea

agree  Paula González Fernández
1 hr
  -> Gracias, Paula - Bea

agree  Rosana Malerba
4 hrs
  -> Gracias, Rosana - Bea

agree  bcsantos
6 hrs
  -> Gracias, bcsantos - Bea

agree  S Ben Price
8 hrs
  -> Thank you, S Ben - Bea
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