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Spanish translation: Sostén de la familia, apoyo familiar

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15:27 Sep 23, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: bread winner
the be the bread winner of a family.
Meagan
Spanish translation:Sostén de la familia, apoyo familiar
Explanation:
El primer término lo encontré en el Glosario Internacional del traductor, Orellana. El segundo en "Polytechnic Dictionary", F. Beigbeder. El primer término lo he escuchado muchísimas veces.
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Jesús Paredes
Local time: 21:07
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Summary of answers provided
nasostén de la familia
Gonzalo Tutusaus
nael que gana la panMegdalina
nael que mantiene la familia
Laurent Slowack
nael que gana la pasta/el pan de cada diaxxxLia Fail
naSostén de la familia, apoyo familiarJesús Paredes


  

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8 mins
Sostén de la familia, apoyo familiar


Explanation:
El primer término lo encontré en el Glosario Internacional del traductor, Orellana. El segundo en "Polytechnic Dictionary", F. Beigbeder. El primer término lo he escuchado muchísimas veces.

Jesús Paredes
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45 mins
el que gana la pasta/el pan de cada dia


Explanation:
This is colloquial Spanish. However, the English term can be seen in semi-formal contexts.

For a more formal translation, see previous contribution.



xxxLia Fail
Spain
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47 mins
el que mantiene la familia


Explanation:
Tambien: Sosten de la familia.


    Reference: http://eurodic.ip.lu:8086//cgi-bin/edicbin/expert.pl
Laurent Slowack
Local time: 19:07
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6 hrs
el que gana la pan


Explanation:
I've heard this before in Mexico - it means the same and is translated the same - very common term, same as here. Hope this helps you! Suerte!

Megdalina
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11 hrs
sostén de la familia


Explanation:
I totally agree with jps2000, this is the translation provided by the dicctionaries of Lozano Irueste and Alcaraz Varó/Hughes.

The Routledge dictionary translates it as "mantenedor(a) de la familia", but I prefer the fist one.

On the Internet you can find about 250 sites which use this term.

Un saludo.

Gonzalo Tutusaus
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