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07:21 May 13, 2002
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Military / Defense / military
English term or phrase: fething
elvira navarro

Summary of answers provided
4 +1maldito (+ noun), (noun +) de mierda, etc
Teresa Duran-Sanchez
4 +1extracción de datos
Massimo Gaido



3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
extracción de datos

If it is "fetching".
More text could help.


Massimo Gaido
United States
Local time: 05:46
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Teresa Duran-Sanchez: No, it´s not a typo, it´s "fething". The problem is to find the right translation!
1 hr
  -> I am so glad you are so sure about this.....but I still think it is a typo..

agree  OSR505: ok
3 hrs

agree  Refugio: i think it is fetching because elvira also posted a question about "fetcher." I think it means what we would call a "gofer" in an office, a runner of errands, but don't know how to translate it. Good job for a pfc.
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
maldito (+ noun), (noun +) de mierda, etc

I´m beginning to think it´s a soft way of saying "fucking" (excuse my language). See the examples below.

"Slowly most of the rest of the troops are walking down the plank still firing back at the Koralon waves. Soon, overhead, we all see Harpicons.
“Those fething things! Everyone watch from above!”
When everyone finally noticed them there was cursing everywhere."

[Caledonia] "A Jinx in the Armor"
... was the chink in Tyler's armor. He was all pomp and ceremony- no character. Fething
boy scout...

[Caledonia] "Orders from superior Superiors"
... at the Chief's frustration well hidden behind his professional demeanor. "Well that's
just fething terrific. Well I guess we don't have to worry about the SF ...

[Caledonia] "Personalities Clash"
... all this decadence, Counselor. If my double's as perfect as the rest of this fething
universe I may have to kill him and ruin everyone's day." he replied with ...

[Caledonia] "Dopplegangers Deluxe"
... the practically sparkling transporter room Colm felt somehow uneasy. This place was
too fething perfect, not like the Caly he now called home. He was getting a ...

Note added at 2002-05-13 09:10:00 (GMT)

I seems it\'s slang used by video-game players.

    Reference: http://www.voidgamers.com/channel/b.7.r.54.html
    Reference: http://uk.google.yahoo.com/bin/query_uk?p=fething&hq=site:ww...
Teresa Duran-Sanchez
Local time: 12:46
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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agree  LoreAC
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  -> Gracias
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